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"God is always bigger

than the boxes we

build for God...
 


THE HELIX NEBULA: NASA.gov
 

so we should not

waste too much

time protecting

the boxes."

 

Richard Rohr, OFM

 

 

beyondgodfiles.com

 

SYLLABUS

 

"SACRED JOURNEYS"

The Church and World Religions

Religion 11

 

 

Texts:

"World Religions: A Voyage of Discovery,"  Jeffrey Brodd
"The Illustrated World's Religions,"  Huston Smith

 

Technology:

1. MS. S's  WEBSITE: http://www.seniorreligion.com/junior_religion.htm

   This website is used for course content and assignment information.

2. BLACKBOARD: this site is used for ANNOUNCEMENTS (please

    check daily) and the DISCUSSION BOARD, not course content.

 

 Classroom Requirements:

1. A functional laptop is required at all times.

2. An open and curious mind.

3. Respectful  class attitude and behavior.

 

Quarter Grading and Requirements:

1. Homework (40%): Readings and assignments from the text.

2. Project (30%): Typed, double spaced.

3. Quarter Test (30%): Tests based on class notes the text and my website.

 

Important Links/Resources:

'World Scripture: Comparative Anthology of Sacred Texts' Website: http://www.unification.net/ws/

 

 

World Religions
UNITS
:      
 

              1. INTRODUCTION

             2. Primal Religion                                                                                

  3. Point of Departure:  The Hindu parable of the Elephant:  Characteristics of East and West

  4. Hinduism

  5. Buddhism

  6. The Chinese Mind:  Taoism and Confucianism

  7. Islam

  8. Fundamentalism

  9. Cults

 10. Sexuality

                                                                  

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