Beliefs and Believers

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This introductory college-level telecourse takes a comprehensive look at the nature and function of the religions and secular beliefs which comprise the major "worldviews." Included are: Hinduism Buddhism Taoism Confucianism Judaism Christianity Islam Neo-Paganism New age religions Civil religion This telecourse explores these worldviews in-depth using six dimensions of study: mythic, experiential, doctrinal, ritual, ethical, and social. The course, designed for students of sociology, anthropology, and religious studies, combines the best elements of the first version of the course, with new footage and interviews. New to this edition is a lesson on Native American Spirituality and a case study of the Ramtha School of Enlightenment.

Producer:Governors State
Running Time:26 hours   (26 episodes)
Preview Episode:What is Religion?   (#101)