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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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IDS 255 Comparative Religious Traditions

3 Credit(s) DI DIII V PGR WC
This course is an interdisciplinary study of six major world religions - Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity - considering such issues as their moral teachings and practices; historical development, cultural and geographical settings, dominant narratives, forms of worship,  prayer, and meditation; use of scripture, images of the divine, aesthetic endeavors, and institutional structures. This course devotes special attention to these religions’, and their cultures’, diverse and evolving moral practices, ethical teachings, and traditions of moral and spiritual development.  Three lecture hours per week.