REL2012/3 People and Their Beliefs


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After the introduction to the concept of religion, People and Their Beliefs surveys ten of the promiment living religions of the world. They are: animism of the Third World, religions of India (Hinduism and Sikhism), of East Asia (Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism, Shintoism), and of the Middle East (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam). The course treats the origins, development, tenets, and literature of each religion and evaluates each in the light of Christian concepts. The course concludes with an analysis of the departure of heretical sects from orthodox Christian principles. The overall purpose is to stress the abundant life in Christ.

Global University does not necessarily agree with all the views represented in the resources in this guide. These are provided for the student to contrast and compare with the Biblical text and ideas presented in the Global University IST.

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Hi! My name is Don Jeter. I am the professor for the People and Their Beliefs course. I would love to interact with you about the course or a subject that you find interesting, related to the course. Feel free to ask me a question or give an opinion If you find an interesting source, please suggest it and I'll check it out.


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