REL 223 - Wisdom Literature: From Job to David Foster Wallace
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.
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