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UCOR 2000: Drozdova

Course Assignment


  • Choose one of these religions/ traditions:
    • Buddhism                   Christianity                 Confucianism              
    • Islam                           Judaism                      Sikhism                         Zoroastrianism
  • Research the following:
    • Main tenets; beliefs & practices
    • Origins; time & place
    • Current number & location of followers
    • Sacred texts (if any)
    • Key individuals (if any)
    • Main splits or branches (if any)
    • Something unique & interesting about how people practice
    • How your learning relates to UCOR CUE objectives
    • How your knowledge helps you understand & engage with peers & others
  • Required sources
    • at least three primary sources (two non-Western)
      • primary sources in your textbook
      • visit to place of worship
      • interview with practitioner; or your own experience
      • pictures, artifacts, videos, maps, etc.
      • other
    • at least three academic (peer-reviewed) secondary sources
      • course textbook (may be one)
      • academic journal articles or scholarly books (other two)
      • other