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All Course Information - Summer 2024


REL2300    CONTEMP WORLD RELIGIONS

 
PARALLEL 
Total Fees


(In State) 320.31
(Out of State) 1148.70
Credit Hours 3.0
Lab Fee 
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.
No sections for this course offered in the current term.