ASP102 - World Religions
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
ASB105, ASB106, ASP202, ASP205, ASP305, ASP405
Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
Quota applies to this unit.
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.
Essay, 40% 1500 words
Online Exercises, 20%