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Students will be able to describe religious traditions within their historical and cultural contexts.

  • Implies knowledge of important timelines and personages

  • Implies knowledge of historical development of a tradition

  • Implies knowledge of the cultural, social, political milieu of religious traditions.

Students will be able to demonstrate the critical skills required for reading, evaluating and interpreting religious texts and statements. 

  • Implies the application of methods and knowledge of texts

  • Implies information literacy

Students will be able to critique and discuss the application of religious texts and statements as they relate to contemporary issues.

  • Implies written and oral communication skills

  • Implies being able to construct an argument or thesis

  • Implies being able to analyze the effect of religious texts