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REL 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 GEN 251 
3 credits



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