Course Code: RELS330 Course ID: 3639 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course is a study of the three primary religions whose origins were in and which are still practiced in the Middle East: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. For each religion, topics include history, culture, beliefs, scriptures and practices. Variations within the religions will be studied in context of their expression in the Middle East. In addition, the relationship of the three in the present day context will be studied, as well the influence of the religions on political and social situations.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
CO1: Explain how monotheism developed in the Middle East region
CO2: Describe some common roots of the four monotheistic religions
CO3: Define and describe each of the four monotheistic religions
CO4: Identify practices and beliefs in the four monotheistic religions
CO5: Analyze the current geo-political and social complexities that affect the four monotheistic religions of the Middle East
Professional Ethics: The highest level of personal integrity is the accepted standard for this course.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
|Book Title:||No God but God, updated - e-book available online, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.|
|Publication Info:||Random House Publishing Group|
|Book Title:||A History of God: The 4,000 Year Quest for Judaism, Christianity & Islam - A History of God: The 4,000 Year Quest for Judaism, Christianity & Islam - e-book available online|
|Book Title:||Judaism: The Basics-e-book available online, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.|
Not current for future courses.