Jason R. Suárez | Instructor of History
El Camino College | 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance CA 90506 | (310) 532-3670

What is Religion?

Objectives 1. Explain the methodologies used to study world religions. 2. Explore how historical knowledge is constructed. 3. Explain how eras are designated. 4. Analyze primary and secondary sources. Required Assignments Complete the following: Asking Questions about History Review PowerPoint presentation What is Religion? James W. Laine, Meta-Religion: Religion and Power in World History, Introduction Analyzing Ideas: Deconstructing History Analyzing Ideas: What Impacts the Exegetical Process? Primary Source Analysis: The Philosopher | Complete a Primary Source Analysis Log for this reading Article Analysis: Religion: What Is It?  Stewart Elliott Guthrie | Complete a Reading Analysis Log for this reading