Announcement: Introduction to Asian Religions—RELS 3380—Spring Semester—2017—University of Houston






University of Houston offers an online class, RELS 3380 Introduction to Asian Religions. If you study at University of Houston, you can register this class in the Spring of 2017 by following the link:


Course Description

An introductory-level course provides a general survey of Asian Religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shintoism. Students will examine the history, texts, rituals, and community of each religious and philosophical tradition.


Course Goal

This course will:

*Enhance students’ knowledge of Asian religions,

*Refine students’ view about religious issues, both from personal and sociological perspectives,  

*Provide students an understanding required to analyze, compare, and contrast religious practices of the same religion in different countries,

*and offer students knowledge of aspects that shape the evolution of religions in Asian countries.


No background knowledge about any of these traditions is required.

If you have questions about this course, please contact Dr. Trung Huynh (Rev. Thich Hang Dat) at