World Religions: Exploring Diversity *

Throughout the ages, religions from around the world have shaped the political, social, and cultural aspects of societies. This course focuses on the major religions that have played a role in human history, including Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Shintoism, and Taosim. Students will trace the major developments in these religions and explore their relationships with social institutions and culture. The course will also discuss some of the similarities and differences among the major religions and examine the connections and influences they have.

Unit 1                                                               

Lesson 1: The Study of World Religions          

Lesson 2: Hinduism                                          

Lesson 3: Buddhism                                         

Lesson 4: Judaism                                           

Lesson 5: Christianity                                       

Midterm                                                            

Unit 2

Lesson 6: Islam

Lesson 7: Confucianism

Lesson 8: Shintoism

Lesson 9: Taoism

Lesson 10: Religion in the 21st Century

Final

* This course requires you to prove your ability to adhere to the expectations of HHSO prior to being enrolled into it. Therefore, coach approval is required.