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DIVINITY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES

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RS 1004
INTRODUCTION TO RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD 1
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Ms A Finger

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Note(s): This course will be available in 2012/13 as RS 1004.

The course will consist of readings from the sacred texts of each religion studied. There will be also background readings from histories or surveys of each religion. There may also be the use of art, rituals, myths, and films to illustrate the way the religions are actually lived.

1 two-hour lecture per week and 1 one-hour tutorial every fortnight.

1st Attempt: 1. Two short writing assignments (300 - 600 words each) (15%). 2. One 2,500 word paper (40%). 3. 1 two-hour exam (45%).

Resit: 1 two-hour exam (100%), provided each element of assessment is CAS 6 or above.