This subject advances students' understanding of Christianity within the broader religious context of Australian society and the contemporary world through a study of the sacred texts, history and contemporary expressions of the major world religions. Reference will be made also to Indigenous religion and new religious movements in Australia
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
School of Theology
THL487 Paired Subject
1. The nature of religion; 2. Basic assumptions in the study of religion; 3. The history of religious studies; 4. The history and development of religions in Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism; 5. The history and development of religions in the Middle East: Judaism, Islam, Zoroastrianism; 6. World Religions in Australia; 7. New religious movements; 8. Aboriginal religion; 9. Religion and globalization; 10. Religion and politics; 11. Women and religion; 12. Religion and spirituality.
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.