HS 468 : Philosophy of Religion

Science and Religion.  Analysis and understanding of "religion" from different standpoints.  Arguments for and against the existence of God.  Historical religions, Mysticism and Occultism.  Nature of man's reference to God.  Religious experience and religious language.  Theistic Existentialism.  Hermeneutics and religious frames of reference.

Texts/References:

John Hick (Ed.), Classical and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Religion, Prentice-Hall Inc., 1969.

Winston, L. King, Introduction to Religion - A Phenomenological Approach, Harper and Row, 1970.

Baruuch Brody (Ed.), Readings in the Philosophy of Religion, Prentice-Hall Inc., 1974.

Robert Hall (Ed.), Studies in Religious Philosophy, American Book Co., 1969.

Harris R. Raine (Ed.), Neoplatonism and Indian Thought, State University of New York Press, 1982.