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HTH276: World Religions

Rocky Mountain College
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  • Class Start

    December 27, 2021

  • Class End

    January 24, 2022

  • Drop Day

    January 11, 2022

  • Term

    Winter 2021

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About this course

HTH276: World Religions is offered online by Rocky Mountain College. This course is designed to introduce the world’s major religious traditions. These traditions are classified into four major typologies or ‘trees’. These are: South East Asian, Indian, Tribal, and Abrahamic. Within these typologies the course will cover: Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism (Chinese); Shinto, Zen and Pure Land Buddhism, Shamanism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism; Jainism. Australian Aboriginal, and North American tradition, Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Utilizing a lecture based format, both historical and phenomenological perspectives will be considered. Textbook material will be augmented with additional historical data and wherever possible, a pertinent videos will be shown. Employing this methodology, the course will examine the basic belief systems, the sacred stories and teachings of specific religious founders, and the history, development and great importance of these religions in the world today. Student participation is encouraged through the use of on-line discussions with the instructor, thus providing a personal, one on one level of communication and understanding.

Required Text

World Religions by Thomas A. Robinson, ISBN# 9780801049712

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