Day School: Introduction to Some World Religions: Buddhism and Islam

Ref: C3747124

Religion has played a highly important part in the lives of human beings. This Study Day is an introduction to two of the great religions of the world, Buddhism and Islam. It is an introduction to their origins and to their key text(s) and beliefs and some of their key practices. Lunch included with fee.

Course aim

An introduction to Buddhism and Islam: to their origins; and to their key text(s) and beliefs and some of their key practices.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No prior specialist knowledge is required to attend this Study Day.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Discuss the origins of two of the great religions of the world, Buddhism and Islam.
  • Discuss their key text(s) and beliefs and some of their key practices.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

It is not necessary to do any reading for the Study Day. But, a reading list will be provided. The books on it may be referred to for the Study Day or they may be referred to in the future.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Day School: Introduction to Some World Religions: Buddhism and Islam

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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