World Religions: East - 3
Survey of two main Eastern religions-Hinduism and Buddhism, and study of other important Oriental religions such as Jainism, Sikhism, Lamaism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto. Topics include each religion's history, sacred scriptures, geographic dispersion, primary theological concepts and spiritual practices, and its role in contemporary society. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the distinct belief and practice of an individual in each of these religious traditions. Recommended: Reading Level 5 or 6, English Level 6. Hours: (54) 3 lect. Field trips required. Offered: F. CCS: Liberal Arts & Sciences. Transferable: UC, CSU and private colleges.