Comparative Religious Studies (Case Study of Judaism, Christianity & Islam)


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.
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  • ETHICS 947S
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