Minor in Middle East and South Asian Studies - Hinduism RELS 2011   Hinduism
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course offers a basic introduction to Hinduism, including early Vedic religion and philosophy, the emergence of classical Brahminical religion in the Sanskrit epics and Puranas, and the popular regional traditions of the deities Vishnu, Shiva, and Devi. The course also examines Hindu social structures, colonial period reform movements and treats the relationship between Hindu religion and politics in the 20th and 21st centuries.
FORMAT: Lecture