REL 2350: Philosophies of World Religions

Description

Explores the histories, ideas, beliefs, and characteristic practices of the world’s major religions.

Objectives

  1. Analyze commonalities shared by the world’s major religions.
  2. Discuss factors which have caused potential for conflict within and between religious groups.
  3. Evaluate the impact values have on the goals and functions of a religious body.
  4. Examine how religious beliefs are expressed through engagement in the faith.
  5. Explain differing interpretations of religious tenets.
  6. Utilize research strategies for creating an academic perspective of varied cultures.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Understanding the religions of the world: An introduction

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (2015)
Author: Deming, W. (Ed.).
ISBN: 9781118767573
Price: $64.93

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