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R S 341U R S 341U. Devotional Literature of India. 3 Hours.

Same as Asian Studies 340U. Discuss the songs of major saints. Examine how holy men and women expressed their religiosity through the medium of songs and poetry over the centuries and consider the role these songs had in shaping the religious communities of India. All works will be studied in translation. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 340 (Topic: Devotional Lit Of India), 340U, Religious Studies 341 (Topic: Devotional Lit Of India), 341U. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Religious Studies



Description: This track is designed to give students a comprehensive training in the discipline of Religious Studies. It is intended for students who would plan to pursue career options in Religious Studies, including graduate programs in the study of religion and/or in a theological or seminary setting.