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HUM 145: Comparative Religions

In this course, students are introduced to beliefs and religious practices from around the world and explore the relationship between society and religion as well as the impact of religion on people's lives. This course can be structured according to religions or according to core themes. Classes will cover at least 5-6 different religions and a variety of core themes. Religions: Paganism, Shamanism/Animism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Shinto, Taoism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Baha'i. Core themes (selection): Gods and Goddesses, Scriptures, Rituals and Symbols, Death and Afterlife, Creation, Moral Guidance, Ultimate Reality, Religious Law, Worship Practices and Temples.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Level II Prereq: Computer Literacy

Credits
3
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
45

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