Hindu Mythology

Course Type: 
REL
Code: 
5480
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Recitation
Description: 

Exploration of the following questions: What is myth and why is it significant for the study of religion? Can we speak of a "Hindu mythology"? How have Hindus organized their sacred narratives and what kinds of religious themes do these stories convey? How are Hindu sacred narratives related to Hindu beliefs and practices? How have scholars analyzed Hindu mythic traditions? What intellectual issues are at stake in reading mythology across cultures?

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.