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edX: Religious Literacy: Traditions and Scriptures

 with  Diane L. Moore and Anna Mudd

The study of religion is the study of a rich and fascinating dimension of human experience that includes but goes well beyond beliefs and ritual practices. In this religion course, learners explore case studies about how religions are internally diverse, how they evolve and change through time, and how religions are embedded in all dimensions of human experience. We’ll explore these tenets through the lens of scripture and through themes such as gender and sexuality, art, violence and peace, science, and power and authority.

Join me and peers from around the world to embark on this journey to better understand religion in human affairs.

This is the first religion course in a series of World Scriptures courses from HarvardX:

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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Self Paced
Subject Religion
Institution Harvard University
Provider edX
Language English
Hours 6-10 hours a week
Calendar 4 weeks long

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10 months ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
It was an extraordinary learning experience... I was so much indulged in every tradition that i completed and so much inspired with the diversity of the different ideologies of every religion... i look forward for more religious studies from Harvard Divinity School.. Thank you Harvard Divinity School!
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2 years ago
Indrani Rampersad completed this course.
This course added richly to my personal development and to my knowledge base. I appreciated the world wide connections, the rich content and the freedom that the cultural studies approach allowed me in better critiquing and appreciating religion and conflict in particular
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11 months ago
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Anonymous partially completed this course.
It's funny that it covers top four religions and then the sixth religion. How about the fifth largest religion Sikhism?
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Patrick Huang completed this course.
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2 years ago
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