RS 305

Magic, Mysticism and the Occult

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Survey of mysticism and the occult as found in the history and literature of various religious traditions; critical analysis of the nature and significance of mystical experience; an exploration of belief in occult forces and figures; probing the connection between the occult and mysticism and the relationship between mysticism, the occult, and knowledge.


  • Minimum second-year standing.


Undergraduate course in Religious Studies offered by the Religious Studies Program in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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