Units of Study

RLST2625 - Creativity, Art and the Spiritual

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Christopher Humphrey Hartney

Description

An investigation into the various ways in which the arts - music, dance, literature and visual art - relate to religious life. Lectures and tutorials will introduce students to the world of religion and art in the traditions of China, India, the Middle East and Europe. The interpretation will particularly focus upon the way a people's understanding of the sacred shapes the significance they give to the arts.

Assessments

1x3000wd essay (60%), 1x1000wd tutorial paper (40%)

Textbooks

Course Reader

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prohibitions

RLST2025

Assumed Knowledge

12 junior credit points from Religion Studies, or equivalent as assessed by the Department

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