Clackamas Community College

Religion (R)

R-101  Judaism and Foundations of Religion  
4 credits, Fall  

An introduction to religious topics, meaning of sacred, the nature of myth and story, ideas of God/god, ancient religions, and Judaism.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
R-102  Christianity and Islam  
4 credits, Winter  

An introduction to Christianity and Islam, New Testament and Quran, the nature of Trinity and Tawhid, and includes the history and philosophy of other Western religious developments.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
R-103  Asian Religions  
4 credits, Spring  

An introduction to the history, ideas, and philosophy of Asian religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shintoism. Examine Asian religions' impact on contemporary culture.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
R-204  History of Christianity  
4 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

An introduction to early Christianity, the Apostles, and formulation of the New Testament canon. Developments of post-apostolic Christianity and theology into the Modern Age. Contemporary topics include: Christianity in conflict, ethical and social religious issues, and the face of contemporary Christianity.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
R-210  World Religions  
4 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

Examines religions and philosophies from around the world through film, text, and/or online presentations. Introduces Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese/Japanese religions, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and many other religious systems.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
R-211  History of the Old Testament  
4 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

An introduction to the Old Testament/Tanakh that covers the early developments of the Hebrew community: Patriarchs, Abraham, Moses, and Sinai. Examines Old Testament monarchy, prophets, and wisdom literature. Examines modern theories of biblical interpretation.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
R-212  History of the New Testament  
4 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

An introduction to the New Testament that includes the first century social, political, and religious influences on the New Testament texts, the life of Jesus, the Pauline letters, and other early Christian writings.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
R-280  Religion/CWE  
2-6 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring  

Cooperative work experience. Provides students with on-the-job work experience in the field of religion. Variable Credit: 2-6 credits. Required: Student Petition.

Corequisites: CWE-281