PHIL 1150 Introduction to World Religions (3 cr)

Prereq: Eligible for READ 1106

Topics in the philosophy of religion and comparative study of major religious traditions. Philosophical topics may include the nature of religion and religious belief, explanations of the presence of religious institutions in human societies, faith and reason, comparison of religion with science, arguments for the existence of gods and puzzles about divine nature. Religious traditions to be studied may include Ancient Greek and Egyptian religions, Native American religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shinto, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Fall, Spring MnTC Goals: 6 & 8