The unit provides an empathetic understanding of the different religions practiced in Australia including the Aboriginal religions and the New Religious Movements (NRMs) in their historic settings. The unit will begin with a description of religions itself and will conclude with an emphasis on comparative theology and inter-religious dialogue.
illustrate the main tenets of at least three religions in Australia
analyse the common aspects of Islam and Christianity
demonstrate an empathetic understanding of Australian Aboriginal religions
compare prayer in Christianity and the primal religions
Weekly face-to-face lectures and tutorials or online forums with online learning materials.
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In-class/online oral presentation and discussion of an aspect of Australian Aboriginal religions. Submit the same as a written essay of 2000 words.
Essay demonstrating the need for understanding and collaboration between religions for a better human society.
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 23 Sep, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2020-09-23 18:12:48 +1000