Aug 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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TH 222 - World Religions


This course describes the world’s major religions and compares them with Christianity. It acquaints the student with historical and literary aspects of Hindu and Buddhist thought, then moves to Western religions, concluding with a consideration of inter-religious dialogue.

Course Learning Objectives
  • Compare and contrast the major themes of seven traditional religions, including indigenous religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese traditional religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • Identify the historical changes these religions have experienced
  • Evaluate the role of selected spiritual leaders in each of these traditions


Credits: 3

Offered: September, March and June



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