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World Religious Traditions I

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This course offers a survey of the major historical developments, structural cosmology, symbolic interpretation, and values of the Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Shinto traditions.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Daoism, Confucianism, and Shinto

    • Describe the early Daoist teachers.
    • Explain basic Daoist teachings.
    • Characterize the ideal society according to Confucius.
    • Illustrate the influence of the natural world on Shinto belief and practice.

    Religion in the Modern World

    • Describe common characteristics of Eastern religions.
    • Analyze the interaction between the modern world and the Eastern religious traditions.

    The Nature of Religion

    • Describe the common elements of religion.
    • Identify issues in the study of religion.
    • Describe the sacred in indigenous traditions.

    Hinduism and Jainism

    • Explain the basic Hindu concepts.
    • Describe the types of devotional Hinduism.
    • Compare Hinduism with Jainism.

    Buddhism

    • Describe significant moments in the Buddha’s life.
    • Explain the basic Buddhist teachings.
    • Describe the three major Buddhist traditions (Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana).
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