The aim of this course is to help students acquire an understanding of the basic concepts and principles of religious studies and their topics, especially, ascetic practice and spirituality. Therefore, students will read textbooks on modern religions, have discussions and conduct fieldwork.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Obtain basic knowledge about contemporary religions and their function in society.
2) Explain ascetic practice.
3) Express their views on religion.
modern religions, spirituality, ascetic practice
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Student will read a textbook on the sociology of religion, religious narratives and biography. And fieldwork is also to be conducted in class.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||If you are interested in attending this class, please notify us by e-mail no later than April 30, 2020.||Confirm the date of fieldwork.|
From reference books, students select and determine which book will be read.
Course materials are provided during class.
Class attendance and attitude in class.
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Contact by e-mail in advance to schedule an appointment.