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All Course Information - Spring 2024
REL2300 CONTEMP WORLD RELIGIONS
(In State) 320.31
(Out of State) 1148.70
This is an introductory survey of the religions of the modern world - Indian Religions (including Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism); Chinese Religions (including Confucianism and Daoism); Buddhism; Shinto; Judaism; Christianity; Islam; Indigenous Religions (including African tribal religions, Asian folk religions, Native American religions, and Australian Aboriginal religions); and/or New Religions. It draws from textual, archaeological, art-historical and artistic, anthropological, and digital sources to examine the histories, doctrines, and practices of religious cultures throughout the world. This course also explores themes shared across contemporary religions, Finally, it highlights the role religion plays in critical issues facing modern societies and the role religion has in forming, maintaining, and changing the social, economic, and political structures of the contemporary world.
Meeting Dates: 2024-01-08-2024-04-27
Meeting Dates: 2024-02-05-2024-04-27