Introduction to World Religions considers the origin and meaning of religion among humankind before turning to an introduction to many of the religious expressions various peoples currently observe. The study seeks understanding of the religions that are based on traditional worldview (Traditional Religion, animism), religions based on a cyclical worldview (Hinduism Buddhism and, New Age), religions based on linear worldview (Judaism and Islam), religions based on secular worldviews (Materialism, Atheism, Secularism). Students will study Christian approaches to followers of these religions and write a paper on ways to share the Gospel with followers of one of the religions.

Credits: 2

Department: WMMIS - Missions