2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

RELI 30813 Black Religion and Black Literature

This course explores the religious themes found within black literature for the purpose of developing new interdisciplinary methods and validating the use of black literary analysis for the study of black religion. The course introduces interdisciplinary methods and approaches to religious inquiry about the nature and meaning of God, religious experiences, community, and culture. Particular attention will be given to the black woman's literary tradition.