Church History and Doctrine
 

Survey of World Religions

Survey of World Religions
Explores the origins, theological doctrines, scriptural works, and religious practices of several internationally religious traditions, including Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto. Comparisions are offered between these religions, and Latter-day Saints belief and practice.
REL C
351
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining REL C 351
Course Outcomes: 

Factual

Students will know founders, places of significance, important events, central texts, core beliefs and practices of the world's major religious traditions.

Conceptual

Students will be able to recognize and articulate key historical, theological and liturgical differences between various religious traditions.

Spiritual

Students will be able to recognize elements of truth in traditions other than their own, and will develop a greater sense of God's loving guidance and work among all who seek Him.

Application

Students will be able to offer more informed explanations of their own religious beliefs and commitments, and engage in mutually beneficial dialogue with believers in other traditions.