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REL 151: Religion and the Meaning of Existence (3 credits)

Course Description

Introduction to basic issues of the question of the meaning of human existence. Emphasis is placed upon the student analyzing his/her own beliefs and exploring alternative answers. (3 hours lecture)


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the various understandings of experience, existence, and/or the Ultimate/Absolute Reality in the world's religious traditions.
  • Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between these meanings of existence in two or more religions.
  • Identify the rituals, myths, and symbols/art that shape these worldviews.
  • Analyze their belief systems.

Degrees and Certificates

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Resources


Classes Offered

  • Spring 2013 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 213, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 62420 - view syllabus
  • Fall 2013 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 213, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 64468
  • Fall 2013 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale ‘Imiloa 122, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 64633
  • Fall 2011 - MW, 12:30pm to 1:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 213, Richard Walenta - CRN: 63383
  • Spring 2010 - MW, 1:30pm to 2:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 225, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 63144 - view syllabus
  • Spring 2009 - MWF, 10:30am to 11:20am, Hale Pālanakila 227, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 60192 - view syllabus
  • Spring 2008 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 225, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 62212 - view syllabus
  • Fall 2008 - TR, 1:30pm to 2:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 213, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 64034 - view syllabus
  • Fall 2007 - MW, 1:30pm to 2:55pm, Hale Pālanakila 225, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 61036 - view syllabus
  • Spring 2007 - MWF, 11:30am to 12:20pm, Hale Pālanakila 213, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 64219
  • Spring 2006 - TR, 8:15am to 9:30am, Hale Pālanakila 225, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 61261
  • Fall 2006 - MW, 3:00pm to 4:25pm, Hale Pālanakila 225, Sarah Hadmack - CRN: 63044
  • Fall 2005 - TR, 8:15am to 9:30am, Hale Pālanakila 213, Richard Walenta - CRN: 61058
  • Fall 2005 - MW, 3:00pm to 4:25pm, Hale Pālanakila 212, J Norris - CRN: 61317
  • Spring 2005 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 212, Richard Walenta - CRN: 62197
  • Spring 2005 - MW, 3:00pm to 4:25pm, Hale Pālanakila 212, J Norris - CRN: 62198
  • Fall 2004 - TR, 8:15am to 9:30am, Hale Pālanakila 213, Richard Walenta - CRN: 61058
  • Spring 2004 - MW, 5:30pm to 6:55pm, Hale Pālanakila 213, J Norris - CRN: 63177
  • Spring 2004 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 102, Richard Walenta - CRN: 63178
  • Fall 2003 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 225, Richard Walenta - CRN: 14045
  • Fall 2003 - MWF, 9:30am to 10:20am, Hale Pālanakila 102, J Norris - CRN: 14079
  • Spring 2003 - TR, 8:15am to 9:30am, Hale Pālanakila 213, Richard Walenta - CRN: 35467
  • Spring 2003 - MWF, 10:30am to 11:20am, Hale Pālanakila 102, J Norris - CRN: 35557
  • Fall 2002 - TR, 5:55pm to 7:20pm, Hale Pālanakila 212, J Norris - CRN: 2018
  • Fall 2002 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 227, Richard Walenta - CRN: 2145

 

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