Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Feb 21, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

AMS 230 - Religions of Baltimore (4 Cr.)

(GCR RPP)(GCR Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies area)
This course will provide an introduction to the world religions through attention to the religious life of Baltimore, MD and the engagement of religious communities in social justice work. Organized around two to three rotating themes such as housing, the environment, or gun violence, this course will explore the ways in which race, class, and imbalances of power and privilege contribute to structures of injustice. Readings and course work on the religious histories and theologies that inspire this work will be combined with community-based learning opportunities to increase the religious literacy and interreligious engagement skills of students. Offered fall 2019. Duncan.