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ERIC Number: ED063190
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 28
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Social Studies. Language Arts: Comparative World Religions.
Moore, John A.
The elective (7-9) course in world religions outlined in this guide is designed to fit the quinmester organization of schools. The course is described as a study of world religions, focusing on religion as an institution in society. It includes effects of religion on people, governments, and internal relations. The guide is divided according to: 1) a broad goals section; 2) a content outline; 3) objectives and learning activities; and, 4) multimedia resources for teacher and student. Goals for the course include the following: 1) to examine the basic scriptures of selected religions (Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism, Shinto); 2) to describe the effect of religion on the arts of selected societies; 3) to describe the relationship between the institutions of religion and the state in selected societies; 4) to describe the teachings of selected religions on the nature of man, the natural universe, and the supernatural; 5) to describe the moral code of selected religions; and, 6) to assess the role of religion in the life of modern man. Related documents are: SO 002 708 through SO 002 718, SO 002 768 through SO 002 792, and SO 002 947 through SO 002 970. (Author/AWW)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.