ASR100 - World Religions

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Leesa Davis

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASB105, ASB106, ASP102, ASP202, ASP205, ASP305, ASP405

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 scheduled online seminar per week.

Note:

Previously coded ASP102

Content

This unit introduces students to the major ‘world religions’: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The unit explores these religions by looking at their historical development, basic ideas, practices and sacred texts. In addition, students are introduced to a range of philosophical issues that arise within these religious traditions, such as: karma and rebirth; the relation between self and world, and self and God; different conceptions of God; and different conceptions of salvation or liberation.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Essay (1500 words) - 40%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Essay (1500 words) - 40%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Online Exercises - 20%

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