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British Broadcasting Corporation Home. Religion can be explained as a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs. Search term:. Read more. This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets CSS enabled.
The Department of Religious Studies offers a wide range of undergraduate courses on the study of religion. For course descriptions to find out what a course is about , please see the Undergraduate Calendar. To view when and where courses are offered, please see the Schedule of Classes. To view our most recent course outlines or syllabi, please see the PDF and Word document links below. If you require older versions of these syllabi, please contact us directly.
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A new religious movement NRM is a religious , ethical, or spiritual group or community with practices of relatively modern origins. NRMs may be novel in origin or they may exist on the fringes of a wider religion, in which case they will be distinct from pre-existing denominations. Academics identify a variety of characteristics which they employ in categorizing groups as new religious movements. The term is broad and inclusive, rather than sharply defined. New religious movements are generally seen as syncretic, employing human and material assets to disseminate their ideas and worldviews, deviating in some degree from a society's traditional forms or doctrines, focused especially upon the self, and having a peripheral relationship that exists in a state of tension with established societal conventions.
Why are there so many religions? Do they basically teach the same thing? Bruce and Stan address these questions and more as they take a close look at some of the worlds major religions and belief systems. From Islam to Do they basically teach thesame thing?
Introduces academic ways of studying religious traditions, and, in particular the tradition s of Hindu practice. A religious tradition with contested dates of origins, Indic religious practices that now fall under the term "Hindu" are documented as early as BCE. The ideas, philosophies and practices that are called Hinduism today grew and diversified through periods of regional empire in the Indian subcontinent, through Indian expansion into the Indian Ocean region, during the arrival and colonization of Persian and European powers in India, and into the modern period of Indian democracy - and beyond. Components: LEC. Grading: GRD. Typically Offered: Fall.
World Religions and Cults A Guide to Spiritual Beliefs (Christianity ®) - Kindle edition by Bickel, Bruce, Jantz, Stan. Download it once and read it on.
Religious Studies (RLST)
The course introduces students to the academic study of religion as well as to some of the major religious traditions of the world. Beginning with an introduction to polytheism, the course primarily focuses on the five major religions of the modern world--that is Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. Religious experience, thought, patterns of worship, morals, and institutions in relation to culture in Eastern religions. This course will explore the foundations, development, and diversity of religious traditions in Asia, focusing mostly on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, and Shinto. It is organized according to two sections: Foundations and Developments.
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При этом внезапное отключение электроснабжения не прерывало работу ТРАНСТЕКСТА и его фреоновой системы охлаждения. Если бы этого не было, температура от трех миллионов работающих процессоров поднялась бы до недопустимого уровня - скорее всего силиконовые чипы воспламенились бы и расплавились. Поэтому такая перспектива даже не обсуждалась. Сьюзан старалась сохранять самообладание. Мысли ее по-прежнему возвращались к сотруднику лаборатории систем безопасности, распластавшемуся на генераторах. Она снова прошлась по кнопкам.
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