NOVA COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
REL 231 - RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD I (3 CR.)

Course Description

Studies religions of the world with attention to origin, history, and doctrine. Lecture 3 hours per week.

General Course Purpose

To introduce students to the attitudes of other cultures and to other religions and philosophic ideas. There will be a use of the critical methods of interpretation introduced in the twentieth century.

Course Prerequisites/Co-requisites

None

Course Objectives

At the completion of this seminar, students will have developed a comprehension of what religion is in varied cultural settings. Specifically, students should be able to

Major Topics to be Included Revised 1/2013

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