Religion (REL) Courses

REL2001 Comparative Study of World Religions

This course introduces students to the world’s great religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Focus of the course is interdisciplinary and includes history, sociology, philosophy, psychology and textual/cultural analysis of each religion’s literature in relation to these religions. The course highlights the diversity and commonalities of religious experience and expression as religions face 21st-century challenges. Students examine both the specific contexts and conditions in which a variety of religious traditions exist in the global era.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1020 or ENG1024 or English placement.
Offered at Charlotte, Online, Providence
3 Semester Credits