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REL 165 - Demons, Angels, & Ghosts

3 Credits

Students explore ideas and practices regarding demons, angels, and ghosts as encountered in a diverse range of cultural traditions, including “magic,” Christianity, Islam, ancient “paganism,” and New Age spirituality. Students also consider portrayals of supernatural entities in pop culture, with a special focus on depictions of angels and demons in contemporary cinema. Students gain familiarity with studying religion from a historical and comparative perspective.