Mar 21, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalogue 
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PAR 364 - Religious Views of Death and Dying

Credits: 3
Views of death and dying from a variety of religious traditions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Sikhism. For each tradition, we will consider the following questions: How do they understand the nature of death? do they ascribe meaning and value to death? Do they ascribe meaning and value to the death? Do they recommend a particular religious practice at the moment of death? What funeral rituals are advocated within their tradition?

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