A study of major world religions, including an examination of various definitions and characteristics of religion as exemplified in the histories of religions and their impact on societies.
A study of the literary genres and historical contexts of the New Testament writings.
An historical and critical study of the literature of the Old Testament, using tools of modern biblical scholarship.
A study of religious systems of India, Southeast Asia, China and Japan. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
An analysis of specific question areas in religion, such as death and dying, personal immortality, divine foreknowledge. (May be repeated for credit when different topics are offered.)
Consent of instructor