West Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU Parkersburg to offer new religion course this fall.
CONTACT: WVU Parkersburg Social Sciences Division office, 304-424-8253.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering a Religions of the World course this fall.
There has been heightened interest in the subject because of the world situation, said Elwood Fleming, course instructor. The class will meet from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning August 19th.
The three-credit-hour course will look at the traditional religions of the world, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Baha'i. Also covered will be African and Native American as well as Jehovan's Witnesses, Mormons, New Age, Unitarian-Universalism and the Unification Church.
It is the first time that the college has offered a religion course during the day, according to Ron Atkinson, chair of the Social Sciences Division.
Registration information about the class may be obtained by contacting the college's Records Office.
For additional information, contact:
Director, Communications and Public Relations
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