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Surveys Protestantism from the Reformation to the present, including the formation of Protestant theology, the relationship of Protestantism to culture and contemporary developments. [1] REL 3532 Reformation (3). Examines the nature of ethics in its relationship to various faith orientations around the world and surveys specific ethical problems in world religions. [4] REL 3171 Sex and Religion (3). Applicants do not need to show training in Mormon Studies.

Pages: 316

Publisher: Mercer University Press; 1 edition (May 1, 2002)

ISBN: 0865547572

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