Religious Creativity and Visual Arts


What is the course about?

GDAR1825/GDCV1825 aims at exploring diverse religious traditions, beliefs and values through visual language of artworks. Investigating a variety of artworks including sculptures, paintings, manuscripts, architecture and interior designs, it encourages students to examine notions of good and evil, values and belief systems, relationship between human and divine world, and religious engagements and rituals. Integrating art and cultural history and religious thinking, this course considers artworks as visual agents of various religions that broaden the conventional realms of aesthetics and create profound religious experiences.

Course Code Offering Department(s) Area of Learning Units & Hours
GDAR1825 AVA ARTS (3,2,1)
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IGEThis is an interdisciplinary GE (IGE) course.

  1. One IGE course is listed for more than 1 area of learning. You can decide which area of learning you would like the course to fulfill, by enrolling in the course with the corresponding course code.

Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.