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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
REL119 Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the three major western religions. Includes nature of religious belief, development of Judaism, teaching of Judaism, festivals and rituals of Judaism, development of Christianity, teaching of Christianity, Christian festivals and rituals, development of Islam, teachings of Islam, Islamic festivals and rituals, and common heritage, emphasis, and variations of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
REL130 Asian Religions Credit Hours: 3.00
Religions of India and the Far East. Includes Hinduism, Buddhism, and East Asian religions.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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REL140 Philosophy of Religion Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to Western philosophical methods as applied to religion. Includes philosophical method, nature and meaning of religion and God, classical arguments, faith and reason, theodicy, mysticism, and the impact of religion on ethics, psychology, and law.
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Information: Same as PHI 140.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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REL200 Religion in Popular Culture Credit Hours: 3.00
Exploration of the relationship between religion and contemporary society. Includes representation of religion in popular culture, function of religion as popular culture, and conflicts between religion and popular culture. Also includes a focus on popular media, such as movies, television, music, news, advertising, and recreation.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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REL220 Old Testament Credit Hours: 3.00
Major books of the Old Testament. Includes literary forms, historical context, moral implications of the literature, and religious significance.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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REL221 New Testament Credit Hours: 3.00
Major books of the New Testament. Includes literary forms, historical context, moral implications of the literature, and religious significance.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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REL234 Islam Credit Hours: 3.00
History and literature of Islam. Includes basic themes of the Qur'an, life of the Prophet Mohammed, basic tenets and practices of Islam, origin and development of Sufism, and historical and political development of Islam from Muhammad to the present.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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REL273 Judaism Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the Jewish religion. Includes the central themes of Judaism, Days of Awe, Shabbat, Pesach, Shavuot, Lots, Hanukkah, cycle of Jewish life, and rituals, myths, and communities.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.