Catalog 2018-2019 
    
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PHI 116 - World Religions East [AH3]

Credits: 3
Introduces students to religions of the Eastern world: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Taoism, Confucianism, Sikhism, Shinto, and influential pre-literate traditions. Utilizes religious studies methods (historical, sociological, legal, psychological, and phenomenological), to understand the historical development of each religious tradition in terms of communities, cultural context, and modern manifestations; paying particular attention to differences between sects, denominations, schools, and factions within each tradition. Focus will include the examination of the charismatic leaders, prophets, and narratives that inform the worldview of each tradition. This course is a statewide guaranteed transfer course GT-AH3. Three credits.