Sample Syllabus: WORLD RELIGIONS
All "basic" readings available at www.patheos.com.
Class Schedule and Readings:
Thursday 17 September - Introduction to the Course and Judaism
Thursday 24 September - Rethinking God
Readings: Elie Wiesel, Night.
Thursday 1 October - Christianity
Thursday 8 October - Creating Community
Readings: Peter Brown, The Cult of the Saints.
Thursday 15 October - Islam
Thursday 22 October - Religious Identity in/and the Modern World
Readings: Esack, On Being a Muslim.
First Exam Due
Thursday 29 October - Hinduism
Thursday 5 November - Seeing and Knowing the Divine
Readings: Diana L. Eck, Darsan.
Thursday 12 November - Buddhism
Thursday 19 November - Ritual Practice
Readings: Eugene Herrigel, Zen in the Art of Archery.
Tuesday 24 November
Second Exam Due