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World Religions

This research guide will help to introduce students to the history, doctrine, ethics, and ritual of the religions throughout the world. Key issues in the study of religions include:

  • Significant texts, doctrines and practices
  • Important thinkers in each tradition
  • Ways different cultures find of being religious
  • The development of religious traditions over time
  • The expression of faith by practitioners through ritual, pilgrimage and the arts
  • The spread of religious thought and practice

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