PHL-110 - World Religions

3 credits

An introduction to the major world religions emphasizing cultural origins, spirituality, beliefs, traditions, texts, historical development, social structure and role in world politics. Religions considered include: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Baha'i, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Taoism, Native American, African, and other world traditions as determined by interests of participants. Participants should be prepared to distinguish between the critical examination of religion and the personal study of one's religion as an adherent.

Prerequisite(s): DRG 092 or DWT 099 (minimum grade of C-) or placement at higher level on the reading or writing placement tests.

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

Previously known as: PHIL-334