World Religions 30 (3 credits)

No Prerequisite Required.

Content:  World Religions 30 introduces students to an exploration of religions from around the world including:

  • Buddhism
  • Catholicism
  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Sikhism
  • Sufism

This course will provide participants with an awareness of the nature, place and function of religions. It will look at the development of the religious traditions, shared aspects of the faiths, myths and misconceptions surrounding religion and some of the many ways religion influences the world. The course will also explore holy books, people, places, beliefs and rituals including prayer and meditation. Using research and inquiry skills, students will explore the history and contemporary manifestations of religions. Students will be required to provide a letter of consent from a parent or guardian. This term long (1/2 semester) course is open to grade 11 and 12 students.

Please note: This course is a survey of world religions and is NEITHER religious instruction NOR religious education. It will be offered if there is sufficient interest and enrollment.

World Religions

World Religions 30 (3 credits)

No Prerequisite Required.

Content:  World Religions 30 introduces students to an exploration of religions from around the world including:

  • Buddhism
  • Catholicism
  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Sikhism
  • Sufism

This course will provide participants with an awareness of the nature, place and function of religions. It will look at the development of the religious traditions, shared aspects of the faiths, myths and misconceptions surrounding religion and some of the many ways religion influences the world. The course will also explore holy books, people, places, beliefs and rituals including prayer and meditation. Using research and inquiry skills, students will explore the history and contemporary manifestations of religions. Students will be required to provide a letter of consent from a parent or guardian. This term long (1/2 semester) course is open to grade 11 and 12 students.

Please note: This course is a survey of world religions and is NEITHER religious instruction NOR religious education. It will be offered if there is sufficient interest and enrollment.

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