Love and Faith
HNSM 168 - Love and Faith3 hours Love and faith are widely considered the most essential and profound of human experiences; at the same time, they are often seen in strictly emotional or irrational terms. In this course we will explore the role of the intellect in love and faith. Does “thinking too much” necessarily hinder our ability to act in passionate relationships or to believe in God? How do we practice love and faith thoughtfully? These are the kinds of questions that will guide us as we pursue answers in Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov as well as in other works of fiction, philosophy, and popular culture (primarily music and film).