2007 HPA221 Ideas and Faiths

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA321

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

Drawing on expertise from the major faiths represented within the Tasmanian community, this unit explores the ideas and commitments, and also the similarities and difference, that are constitutive of the world's major religious faiths, including Islam, Hinduism, Judaism and Christianity. The focus is on acquainting students with the content of the faiths at issue, as well as with comparative and analytic study. An important aim is to enable greater understanding of the nature and varieties of religious experience, as well as to enable discussion of issues of tolerance and cross-cultural understanding.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 2,000-word essay (40%), 3-hr exam (60%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 8 hrs weekly (4wks)

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% level 100 units from any faculty; 25% level 100 Philosophy units for a Philosphy major
M.Excl HPA265/365, HMA240/340

FEES
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