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HIS 253 - History of Religion in Russia

Semester Hours: 4

An introduction to the Eastern Orthodox tradition, with particular attention to how it evolved and was celebrated in Russia. Students will explore the dogmas, liturgy, iconography, and history of the Orthodox Church, and attention will be paid to the relationship between the Church and the State, particularly under communism. Attention will also be given to a comparison of Orthodoxy with Western Christian faiths. Meets ReligioUnited States and Philosophical Though Intellectual Perspective requirement (RP).

Cross-Listed: IFS 162 
Intellectual Perspective: RP