World Religions is a course that will give you the necessary knowledge to understand different religious ideals and how to analytically compare and contrast different religious dogmas and beliefs. Through the ability to compare and contrast, you will not merely memorize religious dogmas, but understand the dynamics of different human beliefs and how they affect human interaction.
Besides this essential and beneficial fruit of religious study, this course will also understand the basic underlying element of religion itself.
Textbook:World Religions: An Introduction. By Charles Monroe, Ph.D. Amherst, New York; Prometheus Books: 1995. ISBN #0-87975-942-9