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UE: REL 223HM: Religions of the World I: Western Religions: Module 6

A study of Western religions, including religions of non-literate societies and ancient religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain what is meant by "Synoptic Gospels". 
  • Discuss how the teachings of Jesus provide a basis for ethical behavior for Christians. 
  • Discuss what Jesus taught about love and forgiveness. 
  • Briefly explain how the New Testament was compiled. 

Assignments

Action Assignment Due no later than
Read Anthology of World Scriptures, Chapter 4
Post Initial response to the discussion question Thursday 11:59 PM EST/EDT
Post Responses to at least two classmates Sunday 11:59 PM EST/EDT
Submit Assignment Sunday 11:59 PM EST/EDT
Continue Journal assignment Module 7

Books of Interest