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PHI 322 World Religions: Western Tradition (3 credits)

Course Description

A study of Judaism, Islam, Zoroastrianism, and related religious movements.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course:
• The student will learn the basic history, theology, and ritual traditions of the non-Christian Western Religions.
• The student will learn the basic types of methodology used in religious studies and apply these to interactions with non-Christian Western Religions.
• The student will learn about Christian responses to the faith claims of other Western Religions.


Learning Documentation

This course consists of six quizzes, two interviews, three site observations, a book reflection, and a research paper.

Learning Evaluation

The quizzes and the research paper are each worth 30% of the grade, the site observations and the book reflection are each worth 10% of the grade, and the interviews are worth 20% of the final grade.  Each assignment is worth 100 points each, for a total of 1300 points possible.

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