Philosophy Department

Doug Evans

Doug Evans, Ph.D.

  • Program Director of Religion and Cultural Studies
  • Associate Lecturer
  • Douglas.Evans@ucf.edu
  • 407-823-3528
  • Office Hours: Summer A 2016: MW 10:30-11:30am
  • Campus Location: PSY0243


Doug Evans was born in Alexandria, Louisiana on August 5, 1958. All of his childhood and most of his life has been spent in the South, enjoying fishing, hunting, snorkeling, diving and hiking. He graduated from Florida Christian College in 1980 and spent ten years in the ministry. He then attended Florida State University where he received his MA in Religion in 1989 and a Phd in Humanities in 1993. 

Doug has 2 daughters from his first marriage, Tami age 32 and Tina age 34. He has 4 grandchildren, ages 4 to 8. He remarried in 2013 to Mary, who has two boys from her first marriage. Mary does physical training at the YMCA of Orlando. They love to travel to cozy cottages along the coast of Florida for romantic escapes.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Humanities from Florida State University (1993)
  • M.A. in Religion from Florida State University (1989)
  • B.A. in Religion from Central Florida Bible College (1980)

Research Interests


History, Humanities, religion studies, cultural studies in historical contexts, social anthropology

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10828 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 10:30AM - 11:20AM Not Online
No Description Available
11460 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
10904 HUM3431 Ancient Humanities Face2Face M,W,F 9:30AM - 10:20AM Not Online
No Description Available
10405 REL2300 World Religions Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80130 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 2:30PM - 3:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80477 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 9:30AM - 10:20AM Not Online
No Description Available
80916 REL2300 World Religions Face2Face M,W,F 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
81755 REL3320 Moses, Jesus and Muhammad Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
50972 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Face2Face B M,Tu,W,Th 10:00AM - 11:50AM Not Online
No Description Available
50823 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face A M,Tu,W,Th 12:00PM - 1:50PM Available
This is a Gordon Rule course as a general exploration and survey of the ideas and art forms of human civilization from the prehistoric societies to the European societies of the Renaissance. Special attention will be given to the integrated elements of Western and selected non-Western cultures. Areas of focus will include art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, government, and architecture. Each of the above cultural elements will be examined for evidence of primary themes, values, and ideas present in the selected societies. Attention will also be given to the presence or potential application of ancient value systems in the modern world.
50104 REL2300 World Religions Face2Face B M,Tu,W,Th 2:00PM - 3:50PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10854 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 10:30AM - 11:20AM Available
A Gordon Rule course in general exploration and survey of the ideas and art forms of human civilization from the prehistoric societies to the European societies of the Renaissance. Special attention will be given to the integrated elements of Western and selected non-Western cultures. Areas of focus will include art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, government, and architecture. Each of the above cultural elements will be examined for evidence of primary themes, values, and ideas present in the selected societies. Attention will also be given to the presence or potential application of ancient value systems in the modern world.
10931 HUM3431 Ancient Humanities Face2Face M,W,F 9:30AM - 10:20AM Available
This course studies the history and culture of Classical Era from Greece to the Hellenistic and Roman Ages with emphasis on how western culture was consequently shaped. Areas of analysis will include literature, philosophy, drama, art and architecture and the impact these had on modern western culture.
10410 REL2300 World Religions Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Available
An examination and analysis of religious ideas and art in the religions of Animism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The study will involve both historical and theological developments for each society with comparative analysis made for the possibilities of universal understanding of what constitutes a religion.
18534 REL3403 Christianity Face2Face M,W,F 1:30PM - 2:20PM Available
A study of Christian thought and culture as it developed in art and literature from the 4th century to the present, concentrating on the topics of human nature, social justice, the state, just war, science and attitudes toward women.
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80135 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
This is a Gordon Rule course in general exploration and survey of the ideas and art forms of human civilization from the prehistoric societies to the European societies of the Renaissance. Special attention will be given to the integrated elements of Western and selected non-Western cultures. Areas of focus will include art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, government, and architecture. Each of the above cultural elements will be examined for evidence of primary themes, values, and ideas present in the selected societies. Attention will also be given to the presence or potential application of ancient value systems in the modern world.
80485 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 9:30AM - 10:20AM Available
This is a Gordon Rule course in general exploration and survey of the ideas and art forms of human civilization from the prehistoric societies to the European societies of the Renaissance. Special attention will be given to the integrated elements of Western and selected non-Western cultures. Areas of focus will include art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, government, and architecture. Each of the above cultural elements will be examined for evidence of primary themes, values, and ideas present in the selected societies. Attention will also be given to the presence or potential application of ancient value systems in the modern world.
80881 REL2300 World Religions Face2Face M,W,F 2:30PM - 3:20PM Available
This course will be an examination and analysis of religious ideas and art in the religions of Animism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The study will involve both historical and theological developments for each society with comparative analysis made for the possibilities of universal understanding of what constitutes a religion.
90583 REL3320 Moses, Jesus and Muhammad Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Available
This course is an examination and analysis of 3 monotheistic religions for their shared ideas and beliefs in their historical- cultural contexts. The study will involve both historical and theological developments for each religion with comparative analysis made for the possibilities of shared understanding of what constitutes the religion of ONE God.
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
50845 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face A M,Tu,W,Th 12:00PM - 1:50PM Available
A Gordon Rule course in general exploration and survey of the ideas and art forms of human civilization from the prehistoric societies to the European societies of the Renaissance. Special attention will be given to the integrated elements of Western and selected non-Western cultures. Areas of focus will include art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, government, and architecture. Each of the above cultural elements will be examined for evidence of primary themes, values, and ideas present in the selected societies. Attention will also be given to the presence or potential application of ancient value systems in the modern world.
50846 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face B M,Tu,W,Th 12:00PM - 1:50PM Available
A Gordon Rule course in general exploration and survey of the ideas and art forms of human civilization from the prehistoric societies to the European societies of the Renaissance. Special attention will be given to the integrated elements of Western and selected non-Western cultures. Areas of focus will include art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, government, and architecture. Each of the above cultural elements will be examined for evidence of primary themes, values, and ideas present in the selected societies. Attention will also be given to the presence or potential application of ancient value systems in the modern world.

Updated: May 15, 2017

Philosophy Department • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
Phone: 407-823-2273 Fax: 407-823-6658  • philosophy@ucf.edu