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RELS201 - Introduction to World Religions

 

This course introduces the major religions of the world with attention to origin, history, beliefs and practices. The course provides a balanced consideration of both Eastern and Western religions. No force has influenced human life and civilization more than religion; no understanding of human affairs, on an individual scale or a global one, can succeed without comprehending it.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Judaism: The Basics - e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
ISBN: 9780415401753
Publication Info: Routledge
Author: Neusner, Jacob
Unit Cost: $102.16
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Introduction to the Study of Religion - e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
ISBN: 9780415408882
Publication Info: Routledge
Author: Rodrigues, Hillary
Unit Cost: $102.16
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Understanding the Religions of the World: An Introduction - e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section. Hard copy not availbale from the bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN: 9781118767566
Publication Info: Routledge
Author: Deming, Willoughby
Unit Cost: $84.66
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Islam: Its History, Teaching, and Practices - e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
ISBN: 9780253216274
Publication Info: Indiana University Press
Author: Nigosian, Solomon
Unit Cost: $19.67
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A