Course Descriptions - Religion

REL 219 Christians and Muslims and Jews, Oh Why?

This course offers a unique, in-depth experience in interfaith knowledge, dialogue, and practice regarding Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is team-presented by two faculty members and a student intern, who are likewise adherents of that faith. Pertinent readings, first-hand experiences of the three faiths, and no-holds-barred discussion will be the hallmark of this course. Students will be expected to participate regularly, complete three 5-page papers, as well as a final group paper.

3 Hours, 1 Semester

REL 270 SPECIAL TOPICS IN RELIGION

This course is offered on an occasional basis and addresses topics and themes of special interest not covered in the standard course offerings in religion.

3 Hours, 1 Semester

REL 322 WORLD RELIGIONS

The major living religions of the world are studied as expressions of ultimate concern within their historical, theological, and social contexts. Both eastern and western religions are studied.

3 Hours, 1 Semester

REL 323 BIBLICAL LITERATURE

The writings of the Old and New Testaments, their social, political, and religious origins; their central themes, their influence on the Judeo-Christian tradition, and their contemporary significance are studied.

3 Hours, 1 Semester

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The policies and procedures contained in the 2016-2018 Nichols College Catalog will remain in effect until June 30, 2018. Nichols College reserves the right to change at any time the rules governing admission, tuition, fees, courses, the granting of degrees, or any other regulations affecting the campus community. Such changes are to take effect whenever College officials deem necessary and will be communicated via written notice whenever possible or other means as appropriate.

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Catalog of Nichols College
July 2016
Volume XLVIII