The University of St. Thomas

Death and the Afterlife
Title:Death and the Afterlife
Course Number:394
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Nichols, Terence L
Time:1055 - 1200
Location:Summit Classroom Building St Paul
Room:SCB 329
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 02/03 05/23 M  -  W   -  F 20 0 20
Course Description:
This course explores Christian and non-Christian conceptions of death and afterlife. It focuses on Christian theological views, but also considers Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist conceptions. Specific topics addressed will be ideas of judgment, heaven, purgatory, hell, reincarnation, and accounts of near-death experiences. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103)