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Unformatted text preview: REL2300.001 Dr. Kassim 247 Psychology Building Office Hours: MWF 12:30-1:30 & by Appointment Phone: (407) 823-2273 Course Objectives 1. Students will be able to identify and deepen their appreciation of common human themes and the richness of diverse religions and cultures. 2. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of chronology and significance of major events and movements in World Religious traditions. Text: Experiencing the Worlds Religions , M. Molloy Topics and Schedules 1. Hinduism: Origins of Hinduism, pp. 75-76; How the terms Indus, Hindu, and Sindhu are related to each other, pp. 76-78; Arrival of Aryans to India and their mixing with indigenous people, the Dravidians, pp. 76-78; The Vedas , p. 80; The Upanishads and their main concepts ( Brahman, Atman, Moksha, Reincarnation, Karma, Dharma, Yogas, Four Stages of Life, Maya, and Samsara ), pp 80-87; The Bhagvad Gita and its main concepts, pp. 87-92; Varna (Caste) system, p. 88; Three kinds of Yoga, pp. 92-93;Three kinds of Yoga, pp....
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2009 for the course REL 2300 taught by Professor Kassim during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '08
- World Religions