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Friday, 28 December

204. Religion and the Teaching of World Literature: Sacred Texts

10:15–11:30 a.m., Parlor C, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Literature and Religion

Presiding: Patricia Ann Ward, Vanderbilt Univ.

1. “Why Teaching Sacred Texts Can’t Leave Religion Alone,” Donald R. Wehrs, Auburn Univ., Auburn

2. “Negotiating the Sacred and the Secular: Parables and the Teaching of World Literature,” Lisa Marie Anderson, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York

3. “Telling Stories about Storied Texts: Introducing Classics of Asian Religious Literature in English,” Shubha Pathak, American Univ.

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