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RELI 216 - Encountering Religions

Religion has been part of human civilization for over five thousand years. Encountering Religions serves as an introduction to several religions in the modern world. The course explores a number of contemporary contexts wherein people of diverse religious backgrounds have come into contact with one another.

Students who have received credit for this topic under a RELI 298 number may not take this course for credit


  • Winter (January 13 - April 12, 2025)


Please refer to the Course Outline below.


Undergraduate, 3 credits

There is no access fee for this course.


Understanding Interreligious Relations (2014). Edited by David Cheetham, Douglas Pratt and David Thomas. Oxford University Press Canada: Don Mills, ON.

Registration Information:

Concordia students must register for this course in their Student Hub. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material. » Visit the registration section for details.


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