WR 131 Religious Traditions in the World

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Course Description: 

Introduces the beliefs, practices, and experiences of the major world religious traditions.  In addition to examining the particulars of each faith, this course emphasizes current perspectives in religious studies that serve to clarify the nature and functions of religion as a force shaping, and being shaped by, the increasingly pluralistic contemporary world.  Religion will be treated seriously as an important part of people’s identity and a crucial prerequisite for understanding and appreciating others and selves.

Prerequisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None