Religion studies 221

Module code REL 221
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Theology
Module content

Part 1: Religion and ethics
Sources of ethical decision making. Comparative survey of major ethical principles. Religion and ethics on: Politics, Economics, Justice, Human rights, freedom and responsibility, Society, Sexuality, etc.
Part 2: African life issues
The aim of this module is to acquaint the student with life issues from Africa regarding community life. The role of women in the community. The role and function of music as religious experience. Perspectives on time from a religious viewpoint. Aspects regarding evil. Perspectives on personal and community relationships as seen from religious texts. Initiation rites, rituals and religion. Patriarchs, ancestors and worship.

Module credits 20.00
Service modules Faculty of Humanities
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation Theology Dean's Office
Period of presentation Semester 2

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