HDS 3220

World Religions Today: Diaspora, Diversity, and Dialogue

Diana L. Eck

Description

An introduction to five of the world's religious traditions --Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim-- through the voices of modern adherents and interpreters of the tradition. Readings from Gandhi, the Dalai Lama, Emil Fackenheim, Pope John Paul II, Tariq Ramadan and others. How do people in each tradition articulate their faith in the context of globalization, pluralism, and issues of today? What are the tensions within traditions? What are the diaologues between traditions?

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 11

Scheduling

0.50 credits
Spring 2013
M W F 10am-11am
FAS Sever Hall Room 103

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Comparative Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies None
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None