Course Descriptions

PHL 109 - World Religions: Eastern Traditions

An introduction to the academic study of religion through the exploration of some of the major Eastern religious traditions of the world. This course examines the historical development, the fundamental doctrines and beliefs, practices, institutions, and cultural expressions of Eastern religious traditions. This course also addresses some of the essential differences and similarities that exist among Eastern religious traditions, and points to the uniqueness of each of them. The course includes an examination of the differences in Eastern and Western thought, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto. Three class hours. (SUNY-H)

3 Credits

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Fall Semester 2014
Spring Semester 2014
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