Introduction to World Religions

This one-semester course is intended to help you understand the origin, beliefs, and practices related to various world religions. This course includes 14 lessons and 5 Course Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities. The lessons cover the following topics:

  • The first lesson introduces the concept of religion and discusses different approaches to studying world religions.
  • The next lesson discusses the origins, beliefs, and practices related to some primal religions.
  • The next eleven lessons discuss the origins, beliefs, and practices related to various world religions.
  • The final lesson discusses the origins, beliefs, and practices related to some contemporary religious movements.
Subject(s): 
History and Social Science