Jun 18, 2024  
2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
    
2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 222 - World Religions


An introductory-level course, Comparative Religions describes and compares the world’s major religions with Christianity. It acquaints the student with historical and literary aspects of Hindu and Buddhist thought, moving to Western religions. It considers the nature of other religions, devoting the final segment to the study of the Judeo-Christian tradition.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 5 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: None

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain key themes and terms in the academic study of religion.
  • Discuss key themes, terms, tenets, and practices in the Hindu worldview and tradition.
  • Discuss key themes, terms, tenets, and practices in the Buddhist worldview and tradition.
  • Discuss key themes, terms, tenets, and practices in the Islamic worldview and tradition.
  • Discuss key themes, terms, tenets, and practices in the Jewish/Christian worldview and tradition.

 

Credits: 3




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