Yearbooks

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 Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Theology Dean's Office
Period of presentation Semester 2

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2019. All rights reserved.

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share