Comparative Religions

This class begins by looking at the basic unifying beliefs that form the foundations of the religions and cults throughout history. It then takes a historical and systematic approach to the study of the major world religions that one is most likely to encounter. In addition to this, it looks at how these beliefs have shaped the culture we live in today.

I strongly recommend that you listen to the audio for the different religions in chronological order as this is how the class was specifically designed and taught.

 

Course Syllabus (113.12 KB)

Unit Objectives (292.14 KB)

 

Comparative Religions Introduction
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I taught and recorded the first six religions in the summer of 2018. Some of the remaining religions were recorded a few years ago and the track numbers do not match up with the first six. I will teach and record all of the remaining eight religions in the summer of 2019.

 

  1. Polytheism
  2. Hinduism
  3. Buddhism
  4. Judaism
  5. Islam
  6. Mystery Religions
  7. Gnosticism
  8. Hermeticism
  9. Freemasonry
  10. The Occult
  11. Wicca
  12. New Age Movement
  13. Mormonism
  14. Jehovah's Witnesses