Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
Judaism, Christianity, & Islam
This course is a comparative study of the major revelational religions of the West, their origins, and evolution. Specific themes explored are the meaning of salvation and paradise, the establishment of the reign of God in human society, the role of prophecy in monotheistic religion, reformation, and renewal, and the modern resurgence of fundamentalism. Readings include the Torah and the Prophets, the Gospels and Epistles, the Qur'an, and selected commentaries.