Religions of South Asia

Fall 2019

Description

This course provides an introduction to the religions of South Asia from the earliest times until the present, and provides basic sociological, psychological, philosophical, and anthropological perspectives from which to study them. The main religions explored are Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism with some discussion of Islam in the Indian region as well. All of these religions have deeply influenced Indian society and students are exposed to the literature, art, ideas, and practices of these faiths.

Class Notes

This is a Chico Distance & Online Education class. Only students who are registered in an online degree program or who reside outside of Chico and have contacted Regional and Continuing Education prior to enrollment (530-898-6105) will be permitted to enroll in this section.

Class Details

Instructor
Instructor Name (static text): 
Veidlinger, Daniel M
Location

WWW ONLINE

Class Registration Information

Class #
3509
Course
RELS 200 -
SECT 72
Units
3
Fees
Price TBA:
  • $ / unit
Capacity
17/20
Class Meeting Dates

08/26/2019 - 12/20/2019

Days

TR

Times

3:30pm4:45pm

RELS 200 - SECT 72

Religions of South Asia

Class: 3509 Units: 3

M-F 08/26/2019 - 12/20/2019 TR 3:30pm4:45pm

This course provides an introduction to the religions of South Asia from the earliest times until the present, and provides basic sociological, psychological, philosophical, and anthropological perspectives from which to study them. The main religions explored are Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism with some discussion of Islam in the Indian region as well. All of these religions have deeply influenced Indian society and students are exposed to the literature, art, ideas, and practices of these faiths.

Class Notes

This course provides an introduction to the religions of South Asia from the earliest times until the present, and provides basic sociological, psychological, philosophical, and anthropological perspectives from which to study them. The main religions explored are Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism with some discussion of Islam in the Indian region as well. All of these religions have deeply influenced Indian society and students are exposed to the literature, art, ideas, and practices of these faiths.

Instructor
Instructor Name (static text): 
Veidlinger, Daniel M
Location
WWW ONLINE