Language, Culture and Religious Belief
College: Regis College
Instructor 1: Lavin, Margaret
Course Code: 
RGT3720HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

Religious belief is linguistically and culturally determined. Specific 'language use' is the particular means of appropriating and forming religious consciousness. There is this a linguistic bias in every religious belief system. This course relies on the linguistic philosophical writings of Ludwig Wittgenstein, especially his exposition of language-games, family resemblances, rule-following, and forms of life, in order to explore the linguistic and cultural determination of religious belief.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2013
Start Time: 
14:00
End Time: 
16:00
Schedule: 
Tue
Enrolment Notes: 
Pre-Requisite: two courses in philosophy.
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Means of Evaluation: