World Religions - REL 111-S1
Saturdays, 9:00 - 11:45 AM
Buddhism and Hinduism alike counsel a certain level of detachment or non-attachment: A willingness to let go of the need for things to turn out a certain way. But how does this advice line up with Western society's emphasis on setting and meeting goals. The video from The Atlantic magazine provides an interesting perspective on the question. The other video from PBS The Buddha tells the story of Siddhartha Gautama as an archtypal journey
Two videos relating to our consideration of Islam.The first, a documentary on the life of The Prophet, blends his story with stories of modern day Muslims. The second, featuring the scholar Irshad Manji talks about the movement among some Muslims today to reform Islam.