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KR-103-1 Introduction to Religion and Ethics
Upon completion of the course students will
- basic knowledge of a humanist view of life, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Jehovah's Witnesses, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a number of neo-religious movements;
- knowledge of the history of creeds
- knowledge og the philosophy and creed of different theologies
- knowledge of different religious practices
- knowledge of internal diversity
- knowledge of the function of religious faith in relation to main society
- knowledge of the position of religions in Norway
- knowledge of the concepts religion and faith, and simple religious scientific work methods
The course is given as lectures, study trips and fieldwork. A study trip to Oslo is offered, with visits to religious groups. Students present experiences from fieldwork to fellow students and write a report to be approved by the course lecturer. A study trip abroad with relevance to this course may be offered during the academic year.
A fieldwork report must be assessed as a Pass before the students are allowed to take the final examination.
A 4-hour written examination. Graded assessment.
See course structure diagram.
Levi Geir Eidhamar
The syllabus (pensum) will be published on the faculty's website when finalised.
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
- 10 ECTS credits
KR-1080- 2 - 10 ECTS credits
Faculty of Humanities and Education