This course is divided into 2 main parts. It starts with an introduction to the religion, its definition, its various types, and some relative key terminologies which a student of religion should be aware of.
The first part consists of the major religions of the world. It states their brief history, key areas of beliefs; lists their holy places, scriptures, timelines, and the size of their populations. The second part of this study consists of the same information about the minor religions of the world.
The conclusion, we try to draw some conclusions from the information available in the main body of the course. It also emphasizes the necessity to learn the basics about the world religions, to develop a learned tolerance towards other faiths and its importance in creating more harmony in the world.
- Familiar with the concept of religion;
- Able to explain the different aspects of religions;
- Aware of the differentiation between world religions; and,
- Knowledgeable about religions.