Explores fundamental questions concerning major world religions, especially the Abrahamic religions. Possible topics include: the divine'attributes (Is perfect goodness compatible with the existence of hell? Can God be truly omnipotent?), the problem of evil, divine'hiddenness and evidence of the existence of God, religious experience, the legitimacy of faith, the dilemma of freedom and divine'foreknowledge, God and morality, tensions between religion and science, conceptions of the self in Abrahamic religions and in'Buddhism. Recommended prerequisite: 6 hours of philosophy coursework.
- Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2023