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RLST1002: Religion: Texts, Life and Tradition

In this unit, students will learn about the major religions, ancient and modern: Indigenous traditions, Egypt and Mesopotamia, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism. History, texts, beliefs and practices are outlined to provide a foundation using the lens of lived religion. Fundamental skills and methodologies of the discipline are integrated into the program.

Code RLST1002
Academic unit Studies in Religion
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. survey the history and development of religious traditions
  • LO2. understand of the history of the academic study of religion
  • LO3. engage in critical analysis of religious texts and practices.