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(REL) Religious Studies

General Education course Humanities
REL 101 - Introduction to Religious Studies (3 credits)
An introduction to the study of religions, focusing on the nature of religious beliefs and practices, such as sacred power, myths, texts, art and rituals, the problem of evil, and the relationship between cultures, ethics and religions. 3 lecture hours
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General Education course Humanities / Diversity and Global Perspective
REL 102 - Living World Religions (3 credits)
A comparative study of the world's major religions, through a critical exploration of the essential teachings and cultural context of Hinduism, Buddhist, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Daoism, Confucianism among others, including pre- and post-colonial African and American traditions. 3 lecture hours
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