REL3200 Philosophy of Religion

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. John Marriott

Course Description:

Investigatation of fundamental issues raised by the philosophical study of religion. Topics to be addressed include: the nature of religion, the nature of the divine, arguments for the existence of a theistic conception of God, the relationship between faith and reason, and responses to the problem of evil.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students need to know the important theological differences between orthodox Christian theology and new religious movements. This class will compare and contrast the theology of several new religious movements with sound Christian theology.

Why This Course Is Important:

This course provides students with the essential tools to understand and evaluate the philosophical underpinnings of new religious movements. This foundation is vital if students desire to effectively demonstrate the inadequacy of NRM theology.