Master of Comparative Religion
Course Credits: 5
Conferral: Master Certificate
Lesson Type: Email
Required for: Chaplaincy Program
The Master of Comparative Religion course shares fascinating, comprehensive information about ancient and modern belief systems around the world with an emphasis on interfaith studies.
The discourses present the similarities in philosophy and practice between several popular religions as well as differences. This content offers ministers a solid foundation and background for understanding different cultural philosophies.
Some of the religions presented in the course include an introduction to Ancient Religions (Egypt, Mesopotamia) Christianity, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism, Buddhism and others.
The lesson content covers the following topics as well as others:
- Ecumenical and Interfaith (Overview)
- Esoteric and Exoteric
- Overview of Beliefs of Different Faiths
- Suffering, Death and Sin
- Religious Ceremony
- Rituals and Ritual Objects
- Sacred Literature
- Doctrine and Dogma
- Divine Messengers
- Religious Titles and Roles
- Evolution of Religion
This is a required course for completing our Chaplaincy Program.
Instructions are included in the course for where to submit any assignments, quiz and essay questions. A Course Final you submit will be reviewed by Faculty, and your completion certificate/diploma will be issued by the ULC Seminary Board of Directors.