RS 1B6—World Religions—Term 2—The Abrahamic Traditions
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“A comparative study of religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and Judaism with special reference to selected texts, traditions and thought.”
Mary Pat Fisher, Living Religions (7th ed.)
M. P. Fisher and L. Bailey, An Anthology of Living Religions (2nd ed.)
MyReligionKit!—Pearson’s On-line learning resource
1. To become familiar with the truth-claims and practices of Jews, Christians and Muslims;
2. To explore the origins and historical development of Judaism, Christianity and Islam;
3. To examine the contemporary experience of Jews, Christians and Muslims with particular reference to the social and political context.
COURSE REQUIRMENTS FOR TERM 2 (WORTH 50% OF FINAL GRADE):
• Three in-class tests @10% 30%
• Three written submissions @10% 30%
• Tutorial participation 10%
• Final examination 30%
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