PHI 105 - World Religions
A survey of the major world religious traditions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The origins, major historical developments, socio-cultural influences, and core beliefs and practices of each tradition will be studied. The instructor may choose to include other traditions as well.
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of some of the concepts and methods of the comparative study of religion.
2. Apply those concepts and methods in order to think critically about religious history, doctrines, and practices.
3. Express a broad understanding of the major religions of the world.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of ideas that will help them to communicate more effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and to understand global developments related to religion in the contemporary world.
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