Special Topic: Religion, Trauma and Suffering

Please note: this is archived course information from 2023 for THEOREL 210.


An exploration of how recent insights into trauma and suffering intersect with theology and religion. Students will learn about ways in which religious narratives and practices have contributed to trauma and suffering, as well as possibilities for resistance and relief. The course will include engagements with trauma and suffering across a range of contexts.


Coursework only

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for THEOREL 210.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2023

Semester 2


Lecturer(s) Associate Professor Michael Mawson


THEOREL 210: 15 points


30 points at Stage I from the BA Schedule