Subject: Religious Studies
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Arts and Science Dean's Office

Description

Main concepts, beliefs and practices in Asian religious societies are the subjects of this course. The course includes an overview of and consistent integration with academic approaches to the study of religion. The course covers beliefs and practices of religions in South Asia namely Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism and Buddhism. The second half of the course examines religions and cultures in East Asia. These include Daoism and Confucianism in China and Korea, Shinto in Japan, and Buddhism in East Asia. The course concludes with an investigation of religion in contemporary world, specifically Asian religions in the United States and Canada.

Note: Students with credit for RLST 110.6 may not take RLST 111 for credit.

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