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College Catalog 2015-2016 
    
College Catalog 2015-2016 ARCHIVED CATALOG

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GEN 251 - Monks, Nuns, and Ascetics


This course examines theological, practical, and literary traditions of asceticism in Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Topics include men’s and women’s disciplinary and visionary practices, the roles of ascetics in politics, and engendering religious life.

Cross-listed with REL 251 
3 credits



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