2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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HUM 3125 - Religions of the World


Credit(s): 3

This course offers a comprehensive study that will include introductions and analyses from numerous fields of knowledge. The three western religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, plus animism and polytheism in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Pacific Islands will be covered in the first half of the semester. The other great eastern religions of the Hindus, Buddhists, the great philosophy of the Confucianists, plus the relatively small religions of the Shintos, Taoists, Jainists, Sikhs, etc., will be covered in the second half of the semester. The geography, economics and politics of the regions, as they relate to each religion, will be covered. Particular attention will be paid to the inequities and the discontent across the centuries and under various dynasties.

Offering Location: Johnson Campus



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