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PHIL 266 - Introduction to Philosophy of Religion

This course examines the nature of religion and spirituality, and their role in human experience. It addresses topics such as the existence of sacred reality; whether belief in the divine can be rational; the self, rebirth, and reincarnation; evil and divine justice; and religious pluralism. These topics are explored through a wide range of theistic and non-theistic religious traditions, including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Daoism, and Indigenous religions.


  • Fall (September 3 - December 2, 2024)
  • Winter (January 13 - April 12, 2025)


Please refer to the Course Outline below.


Undergraduate, 3 credits

There is no access fee for this course.

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.


Disclaimer: Information regarding the eConcordia course found on this page may change without notice. For the most recent course list, visit the Student Hub. Furthermore, if this represents the initial offering of the course, no course outline will be available until the start of the first active semester.