Contemporary Practice in World Religions

Contemporary Practice in World Religions is a course introducing students to diverse religious traditions. Coursework will review various faith practices in their contemporary applications. Students will explore the academic study of religion, reviewing the theology of sacred texts, rituals and worship and experiences of major religious traditions. Lectures, site visits and prayer experiences with practicing members of various faith traditions offer an additional point of conversation and discussion of current issues between religions and culture. Prerequisite: 160, 305, 342, or VUSM 120. Restricted to students with junior standing or higher. IFP