WM 257 World Religions and New Religious Movements 3 credits

A Study of origins, histories, and teachings of the major non-Christian religions of the world with a view to understanding these religions on their own terms, learning from them and dialoguing with them from the perspective of a Christian worldview. These include Basic Religions (formerly Animism), Hinduism, Buddhism,, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, Islam, Judaism, Marxism, New Age and Secularism.