Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    May 29, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RELST 150 - Religious Traditions of India

Credits: 4
An examination of the religious traditions of the Indian subcontinent from their origins to modern sectarian movements. Emphasis is given to the formation, thought, and interactions between the Vedic traditions, Jainism, Buddhism, Islam, and Sikhism, as well as the effects of colonialism on religious life and thought. The importance of sacrifice, the sacramental and social structure of life, myth, temples, puja, festivals, and pilgrimage is considered.



Distribution Requirements: HE, IP.