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R S 357W R S 357W. Russian Orthodox Religion and Culture. 3 Hours.

Same as History 325Q and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 41). Examine the role and force of the Orthodox Church in Russian history, from the Christianization of the pagan Slavs in the 10th century, through the Russian Revolution into the Soviet era, and up to the present, while considering the prescriptive tenets of the Orthodox faith (religion) alongside descriptive experiences of life within and under Russian Orthodoxy (religiosity). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: History 325Q, 366N (Topic: Rus Orthodox Religion/Cultr), Religious Studies 357 (Topic: Rus Orthodox Religion/Cultr), 357W, Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic: Rus Orthodox Religion/Cultr), 325 (Topic 41). 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.