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Approaches to Studying Religions

Sophia’s Approaches to Studying Religion Pathway helps you gain mastery of the basic concepts integral to the study of religion and understand how these concepts apply in real world situation. In this Pathway, you will explore key components of religions as they apply to a range of different belief systems and will explore the role of religion in modern society. Full Description

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Sophia's Approaches to Studying Religion course helps you gain mastery of the basic concepts integral to the study of religion and understand how these concepts apply in real world situations. In this course, you will explore key components of religions as they apply to a range of different belief systems and will explore the role of religion in modern society.

In Sophia's Approaches to Studying Religion course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Investigate the Major Approaches to Studying Religion
  • Identify Common Elements of Religions
  • Analyze Religion's Impact on Individuals, Society, and the World
  • Evaluate Social, Ethical, and Cultural topics through the lens of religion

The Approaches to Studying Religion course provides you access to Sophia's Many Ways learning model. This model provides you with multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each learning objective. With this unique model, you can find a method that appeals to your individual learning preference.

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154 Student Reviews
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by Andrea B. on August 8, 2016
This was a very interesting course! Loved the layout and the study material.
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by Karen S. on August 7, 2016
An interesting and educational course, great tutorials.
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by Grace L. on August 6, 2016
I enjoyed this course, however I found the questions difficult to answer at times because of the way in which they were written
Sophia replied on August 8, 2016

Grace - Congratulations on completing the course. Sophia Learning Coaches are here to help in those times when you may find a question confusing, or needing clarification. We hope to get a chance to work with you in a future Sophia course!

— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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by Mireya M. on July 28, 2016
thank you so much!!! This has been a very interesting and well thought out class!
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by Robert T. on July 26, 2016
Great course! Learned SO much! Thanks Sophia!
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by Billie C. on July 24, 2016
Interesting course.
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by Kayla T. on July 17, 2016
I would recommend this course. It was not easy but the tutorials were very informative and helpful.
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by Rebecca W. on July 16, 2016
This is the type of course I have always wanted to take. I can understand how young, impressionable minds can be influenced away from their Christian traditions after taking a course such as this. Other 'religions' seem to be presented in a more positive light.

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