RLG109H1: Heroes and Villains: Religion, Role Models & Cautionary Tales from Marvel and DC


What differentiates a hero from a villain? How are ethical issues addressed in the stories of such characters? Are Batman and Spiderman understood as role models? This course analyzes exemplary narratives from Pop Culture. We will consider examples from the Marvel Cinematic Universe as well as other forms of popular media. Students will compare these popular narratives with those produced by religious communities.

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