What is it that we name, what is it that we mean, when we say God? Although we may speak of God as if we are naming some entity or being whose identity we hold in common understanding, as we will see, God is a name used to express a range of concepts and experiences that have varying and often conflicting features. In this class we will examine some of these concepts and descriptions of experiences of the divine. Ultimately, however, this is not a study of God but of man and his attempt to understand his relation within and between God and the world.
Understanding Islam: The First Ten Steps - eBook available through the APUS Online Library. Links provided in the classroom lessons section. Hard copy not available from the bookstore, please try other sources.
Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
The Indispensable Guide to Practically Everything: World Religions and What People Believe - e-book available in the APUS Online Libraryand links are also provided in the classroom Lessons section; Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please t
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