Religion today: themes and issues

Religion today: themes and issues

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 15 hours study time

  • Creative arts and design

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

This free course, Religion today: Themes and issues, gives you a glimpse into this fascinating area. An informed understanding of the contemporary world thus requires an appreciation of the role of religion in shaping ideas as well as on the personal life of the individual.

Learning outcomes

  1. Show an awareness of the key themes and debates in the field of religious studies.
  2. Understand that religions have different, and sometimes contrasting, ways to present their beliefs and practices, and that the beliefs and practices of one religion are represented differently by others.
  3. Understand that different media are used to represent and present religions.