The material found on this page is dedicated to my studies on world religions with a particular focus on Near Eastern World Religions: Judaism, Christianity, & Islam.
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The Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Supplement: Development of World Religions Chart
This chart adapts Dr. Winfried Corduan's work on original monotheism and provides his brief summary of world religions from his book, A Tapestry of Faiths: The Common Threads Between Christianity & World Religions.
Supplement: How to Think Multidisciplinary & Interdisciplinary
Religious studies is a unique field of studty that can be approached in a very rich multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary ways. We are able to use anthropology, the arts, history, literature, philosophy, science, sociology, and theology to study a religious phenomon, religious constructs, rituals, beliefs, etc.If thinking multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary is new to you, check out this introduction I've written for you. In fact, whether you take additional religious studies courses or not, learning to think multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary will only benefit you no matter what area or season of life you find yourself engaging.
Here is a powerpoint that compliments summary notes on Christianity's views regarding harmartiology.
Lecture 7: Zoroastrianism
This chart focuses on both the periods of Zoroastrian history and the ancient Indo-Aryan religion. It is in PDF.