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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GSFS 108 - Introduction to Religion: Women and the Western Traditions

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, CD

An introduction to Judaism, Christianity and Islam that focuses on women’s experiences and gender roles. This course will examine representations of women in sacred texts; primary sources by and about women from various historical periods, and contemporary feminist voices within each religious tradition. Topics to be investigated include: rabbinic teachings on biblical women, the role of women in early Christian heretical movements, discourses of the veil in Islam.

Enrollment Limit: 35
Instructor: M. Kamitsuka

Cross List Information: This course is cross listed with RELG 108

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