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Course name: World Religions and Belief Traditions: Perspectives, Issues, and Challenges Course code: (HRT3M)

Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University / College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
HRT3M World Religions and Belief Traditions: Perspectives, Issues, and Challenges Grade 11 online course
Course description: This course provides you with opportunities to explore various world religions and belief traditions. You will: develop knowledge of the terms and concepts relevant to this area of study; examine the ways in which religions and belief traditions meet various human needs; and learn about the relationship between belief and action. You will also examine sacred writings and teachings, consider how concepts of time and place influence different religions and belief traditions, and develop research and inquiry skills related to the study of human expressions of belief.
Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University / College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
Course description: This course provides you with opportunities to explore various world religions and belief traditions. You will: develop knowledge of the terms and concepts relevant to this area of study; examine the ways in which religions and belief traditions meet various human needs; and learn about the relationship between belief and action. You will also examine sacred writings and teachings, consider how concepts of time and place influence different religions and belief traditions, and develop research and inquiry skills related to the study of human expressions of belief.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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20 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   What do you believe in?

1.2   How to study a religion or belief system

1.3   Religion in people’s lives

1.4   The search for answers

1.5   Inquiring into the purpose of life

5 Lessons

2.1   Exploring creation stories

2.2   Spiritual entities and leaders

2.3   Defending a position on a spiritual topic

2.4   Oral traditions and written texts

2.5   What divides and what unites

5 Lessons

3.1   Daily practices and rituals

3.2   The meaning of change

3.3   Holidays and celebrations

3.4   Symbols and designs

3.5   Rites of passage

5 Lessons

4.1   Values, rights, and freedoms

4.2   Religion and spirituality in society

4.3   Tensions between belief systems and the state

4.4   Spiritual challenges and spiritual influence

4.5   Putting it all together