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BLS 360: ‘Picked’ Over: The plight of migrant workers in the U.S.

This course would allow students to delve into the topic of seasonal migration/seasonal farmworkers in the U.S. Readings, discussions, and assignments will…

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BLS 360: Culture, Philosophy, and Religion in India

India has the fastest growing population in the world, as it currently boasts nearly18% of the world’s populace. Its people are a…

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BLS 366: Life, Death, & Meaning

Description for instructor Lieb: Who am I? How should I live? What is my purpose in life, and how do I pursue it?…

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BLS 365: Divided We Stand

“As the Government of the United States is not in any sense founded on the Christian religion…” Thus begins the eleventh article…

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BLS 364: Mystics in America

Have you ever wanted to know more about the spiritual landscape of our postmodern culture? Well, here’s your chance to study some…

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BLS 363: Ethics & Technology

This course examines ethical problems posed by technology. Students will examine several areas of technology from a historical, social, legal, and ethical…

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BLS 362: Vice, Crime, & American Law

Morality and law often overlap. When this intersection occurs, a class of law targeting “vice” is created. This course examines a variety…

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BLS 361: American Dreams

In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired many Americans with his “I have a dream” vision of American identity. The question…

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BLS 360: The Philosophy of Love and Friendship

In this course, we shall examine the nature of love and friendship. After a brief introduction to what philosophy is and the…

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BLS 360: The Greening of God

This course looks at the changing relationship between religion and the environment. We begin with the criticism that Western religion is largely…

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