22-H9 Introduction to Eastern Religious Traditions – Razavy, Dr. Maryam

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Instructor: Maryam Razavy
Course Date: May 2, 2022 to May 20, 2022
This course takes place from 10:35 AM to 11:35 AM:
Monday to Friday

SKU: 22-H9 Categories: ,

It has long been suggested that while Western religious traditions are largely rooted in similar Abrahamic traditions, Eastern traditions are more disparate. While it is true that Eastern religious traditions (as defined through historical scholarship) cover a diverse region and carry with them a plethora of cultural differences, there are many converging and overlapping traditions and convictions within these belief systems as well. In exploring these intersections, this course will offer a brief overview of several fascinating Eastern religious traditions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. The course will be lecture-style format, and will be supported with select documentary programs.



Dr. Maryam Razavy is an adjunct professor in the Departments of Sociology and Family Medicine at the University of Alberta. Her research focuses on religion and violence, contemporary religious traditions, and religion and medical ethics.

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