COMPARATIVE RELIGIOUS STUDIES

RELIGION 947S

The course offers a general framework and methodology of comparative religious studies. It is a case study of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The key elements of discussions are: faith, belief and theological continuity in the pre-modern era; Scriptures of the Hebrew Bible, Old and New Testament, and the Qur an; God s essence, attributes and deeds; monotheism and Trinity; free will and predestination; creation and original sin; prophets and biblical figures; ethical orientation toward life; reason and revelation; and eschatology: life and death, end time, afterlife, salvation. Instructor: Kadivar

Day / Time: 

Tu 04:55 PM-07:25 PM

Location: 

Gray 319

Instructor: 

Kadivar, Mohsen

Section: 

01