- Instructor: Dr. Amany Kiryakos
- Duration: 8 weeks
This course (WREL 601) is an introduction to world religions in which other religions are compared to Christianity, especially Coptic Orthodox Christianity. We will address common grounds between these religions and Christianity, as well as differences and divergences. Besides the main Abrahamic religions–Judaism, Christianity, and Islam–you will study Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Confucianism, and Taoism. For each one of these religions, you will learn a historical timeline, basic teachings, key terms, and the Orthodox Christian perspective regarding this faith.