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Introduction to Religious Studies

The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with certain issues in religious studies. Three such issues have been specifically identified for this course: 1) the philosophical foundations for a critical analysis of religion; 2) the foundations of Christianity; 3) and a cross-cultural examination of the major world religions. By selecting these three issues, it is intended that students will become sensitive to the philosophical nature and presuppositions of many religious claims, to the origin of Christianity and Christian beliefs about Jesus, and to the unique, as well as common perspectives of the major world religions.

Credit Hours
WRIT 1310
School of Arts and Sciences