RELG 221

Hindus, Jainas, and Sikhs

A comprehensive survey of the major religious movements of India. This course will examine Indian notions of truth, ritual, family life, social organization, human destiny and salvation, literature, and arts as they have developed within the Hindu, Jaina, and Sikh communities. Students will also examine the role of these communities in the development of modern Indian nationalism and ethnicity. Offered alternate years. V.4