World Religion: Eastern & Western Traditions
Instructor: Jose Remedios (Dominican House of Studies, STL)
When: 5 week session hosted on Wednesdays (OCT 26, NOV 2, 9, 16, 30 – No classes during Thanksgiving week)
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM each night
Course Description: Join us for an in-depth exploration of the great world religions of the Eastern and Western Traditions. This course will focus on Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese Religions, Judaism, Christianity, & Islam, discussing the insights each provides to fundamental questions of the human experiences. Themes will include: the Golden Rule, the afterlife, the role of war, art and music and sacred texts. Contemporary issues of gender, politics, & violence will also be reviewed.
** World Religions: Voyage of Discovery (St. Mary’s Press) and selected handouts available from instructor for class use