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Religion and the Human Quest

Course explores multiple religious perspectives on human questions about life
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Myth and Ritual

This course explores myth and ritual as key elements of religious expression across multiple traditions
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Introduction to Human Services (with Interfaith Themes)

Course examines the value of interfaith discourse and skill sets within human services professions
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Religion and World Politics

Course examines how religion influences political structures across the globe
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World Literature Studies: Witnessing Trauma

Using stories across traditions to examine the universal human condition
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First Year Communication Seminar: Identity and Values

Core curriculum seminar focuses on communication across difference
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Interfaith Leadership: Engaging Religious and Worldview Diversity for the Common Good

Course explores a pluralistic appreciation of diverse religious and ethical worldviews
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Faith and Action

Course draws upon religion and sociology to connect faith and social change
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Interfaith Relations in World History

Historical interfaith encounters motivated by curiosity and mutual interest
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Religion, Secularism, and Modernity Syllabus

A course that focuses on religious-secular conflict and cooperation
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Religious Pluralism in Iowa Syllabus

A course that explores local religious diversity
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Islam and Other Religions Syllabus

A course that focuses on encounter with the Muslim community
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Faith in Dialogue: Interfaith Leadership Syllabus

This syllabus explores central concepts of interfaith leadership
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World Religions and Religious Ethnographies Syllabus

A study of world religious though the practice of ethnography
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Interfaith Engagement and Religious Pluralism Syllabus

Religious pluralism explored though diverse assignments and a travel seminar
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Biblical Interpretation in a World of Religious Diversity Syllabus

This syllabus explores the Bible amidst and religious diversity
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World Religions Syllabus (with Interfaith Themes)

Interfaith topics studied within a World Religions course
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Religions of Asia Syllabus (with Interfaith Themes)

A course that studies ethical encounters between Asian religious communities
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Introduction to Christianity Syllabus (with Interfaith Themes)

Interfaith topics studied within an introductory religion course
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International Business, Culture, and Sustainability: Focus on India

A travel seminar that explores culture, religion, and business
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Christians and Muslims: Conflict vs. Dialogue Syllabus

A pluralistic focus on Christian-Muslim relations
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Religion in a Global Context Syllabus

A world religions course that prioritizes religious experience and encounter
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Sons and Daughters of Abraham, Hagar, and Sarah Syllabus

Interfaith themes in a course about the Abrahamic traditions
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Reel-World Religions Syllabus (with Interfaith Themes)

Explore interfaith interaction through the medium of film
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Interfaith Studies Syllabus

This course focuses directly on interfaith knowledge and skills
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Literature of Faith: Christianity and Islam Syllabus

A Muslim-Christian relations course that emphasizes literature and dialogue
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Spiritual Autobiographies & Deliberative Discourse Syllabus

This course focuses on productive dialogue and spiritual journeys
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Religions of the World II: The Newer Religious Traditions Syllabus

A pluralistic approach to studying relatively new traditions in the U.S.
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Theologies of Community Syllabus

This course considers religious community in a diverse world
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Religion and Social Justice Syllabus

A course that considers diverse religious responses to social justice issues
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Health, Healing, and Religion Syllabus

Explore the intersection of health, medicine, and religion
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Developing a Christian Mind: Understanding Islam Syllabus

A syllabus that explores shared theological themes in Christianity and Islam
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Spiritual Autobiographies & Deliberative Discourse Syllabus

This course focuses on productive dialogue and spiritual journeys
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Assignments


Interfaith Passport Assignment

A resource for interfaith-based experiential learning
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Interfaith Hope Meditation / (In)Justice Watch Assignment

A resource for reflecting on interfaith interactions
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Being Responsibly Engaged in the World (B.R.E.W.) Interview Assignment

A resource for interviewing religiously diverse neighbors
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Religious Ethnography Project Assignment

An encounter of religious diversity through ethnography
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Spiritual Autobiography Assignment

A resource for interfaith-based storytelling
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Careful Conversation Fieldwork Assignment

A tool for productive discussions with religiously diverse peers
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Interfaith Service Learning Assignment

A resource for interfaith-based community service
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Interfaith Case Study Evaluation Assignment

Case study methodology used to explore interfaith topics
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Pluralism in the Real World: Project Assignment

An interview assignment that focuses on religious diversity
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Site Visit Guidelines to Places of Worship

Guidelines for attending a religious service or site
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Spiritual Autobiographies & Deliberative Discourse Syllabus

This course focuses on productive dialogue and spiritual journeys
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Religious Culture Assignment

Guidelines for a site visit assignment and response paper
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Interfaith Site Visits and Self Analysis Paper: Final Project Assignment

An assignment that involves site visits and a research paper
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Deliberative Discourse Classroom Activity

Classroom activity for productive interfaith discourse
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Park 51 Role Playing Activity

Create interfaith encounter through real-life events
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