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THRS 3300 - World Religions in America

5 credit hours
Formerly - THRS 330
This course will phenomenon of religion and study religious traditions as communities shaped by the past and continually evolving. The religious traditions studied in this course include Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and Islam. A key component of this course includes a study of contemporary religion in the United States. Students will be introduced to the diversity of religious traditions in the U.S. by exploring on their own a contemporary faith community based in multi-ethnic and multi-religious Seattle. Students will study the main tenets and practices of each religious tradition and have a general understanding of the historical development and main schools of thought characterizing the traditions. Emphasis will be placed on the internal diversity found within living traditions. WR



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