Jan 19, 2021  
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REL 223 - Wisdom Literature: From Job to David Foster Wallace


Instructor
Plank

A study of Israelite, Jewish, and early Christian wisdom writings in conversation with modern and post-modern authors such as Camus, Wendell Berry, and David Foster Wallace.  Topics to be pursued include: what constitutes a meaningful or blessed life, the challenges of absurdity and unjust suffering, the dignity of work and vocation, distraction and boredom, happiness, and learning.

Satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives requirement.