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|RELS 1271 - Sex in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam|
Explores approaches to gender, social organization of sexuality and gender, sexual ethics, and marriage in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Explores various sources within each tradition that serve as normative foundations, contemporary cultural and sociological dynamics that challenge those foundations, and psychological/existential considerations for understanding the general nature of human sexuality. Addresses how these traditions understand gender and gender roles, seek to shape and control interactions between men and women, regulate sexual relations outside of and within marriage, view sexuality education, regard homosexuality, and examine historical and contemporary approaches to marriage, divorce, and parenting. Cross-listed with WMNS 1271.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
Philosophy and Religion Department
NU Core Comp Stdy of Cultures, NU Core Humanities Lvl 1, UG Col Socl Sci & Humanities