Graduation Requirement: One credit is required in Religion to be fulfilled by taking World Religions or Introduction to the Bible. Students will fulfill this requirement during their junior year; approval to fulfill this requirement during senior year must be granted by the Director of Studies.
Ethics (one-term course)
This course studies the foundations for moral beliefs, judgments, and values, and the part they play in practical ethical judgments. In its application, the course covers a spectrum of ethical and moral issues. Prerequisite: Open only to seniors; offered in the spring term when available.
Introduction to the Bible (one-term course)
“The Sacred Story of the Bible has had a great effect on the thinking and institutions of the West, and on our understanding of our relationship to the rest of nature. Biblical cosmology has extensively shaped our law, medicine, religion, politics, economics, and education.”–Michael Dowd.
This survey course provides students with an introduction to an ageless book. Through reading portions of the Old and New Testaments, students can view the Scripture as literature, a historical document, and an expression of doctrine for two major faith traditions: Christianity and Judaism.
World Religions (one-term course)
This course studies the foundations for moral beliefs, judgments, values, and practices, as well as the history of the world’s great religions, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, and Judaism and the parts they have played throughout the history of the world.