Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


Religion 208. Religion in Modern Literature

This course examines modern fiction as a means of exploring diverse views on the nature and meaning of human existence and the search for faith. The writings of such novelists as Katherine Paterson, Zora Neale Hurston, Umberto Eco, Aharon Appelfeld, Nagib Mahfouz, Orhan Pamuk, Flannery O'Connor and some contemporary religious poets are to be considered.