Educational objectives

Students normally begin their minor and major sequences with introductory studies in Judaism and Christianity. Students who successfully complete a minor or major sequence in religion and theology will have:

  • been introduced to the major world religions and to several perspectives through which religious variation and change are understood including the disciplines of history, sociology, philosophy, cultural studies and literature;
  • developed advanced understanding of the place of religion in their own society and in other societies, explored in detail one or more religions at particular points in history, and developed skills in dealing with the sacred literature and beliefs of several religions

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