Major Religious Practices

    This course is aimed at finding out what people believe, how they behave and what they think is important.  It explores how different people search for and find meaning in their lives and how it is affected by their religious belief.  Religious symbols, images and action; religious beliefs and worldviews about God; and different viewpoints on life after death are topics that will be covered b

    In this course, students will not only learn about other people and their beliefs, they will also be asked to think about their own beliefs and opinions.y this course.


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  • In this course, students will have the opportunity to ponder certain issues that are timely and relevant.Students will explore the meaning of prejudice, poverty, war and peace, evil and suffering and care for the environment in relation to their belief and faith.

    In addition to textbook-based learning there will also be discussion of and projects concerning justice and morality of war, and social justice problems such as poverty, capital punishment, racial discrimination and other issues.

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  • This course is designed to enrich students’ interest and ultimately make a stand on modern day issues facing society as a whole relating to life, science and ethics in relation to their religion. Topic areas include understanding truth as presented in varied ways, scientific development like, but not limited to, In Vitro Fertilization, cloning, genetic engineering, abortion, euthanasia and capital punishment. A look at the different religious response to these issues will also be covered.

    This course’s intention is not to resolve those issues but to make available to students enough information to allow them to form an educated personal opinion about the issues.

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  • The theme of this course is Friendship:  Self and Others.  Units of study are based on the texts "The Little Prince", "The Gospel of Luke", and "Human Sexuality".  

    There is also an emphasis on core values and essentials for living.  In between units, there are short units on the History of the Marist Brothers, of MBIS, and prayer.

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  • This course is designed to give students from varied religious backgrounds an appreciation of the World Religions.   This course will center on the origin of religion and proposes a definition of religions which hopefully leads to religious awareness and the role of religion in modern society.   Basic facts of each of the religions will be learned and presented through various approaches: research/reading, group discussions, reporting, video viewing, etc. The historical development of the religion, its foundation, basic teachings, current trends, are some of the major areas that will be covered in this process.

              The goal of Religions in the World is not simply to define religion and its expression as one found today.   Its goal is to help the students to better understand people - they can do so if they understand their religious orientation.

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  • Ethics and Religion, is a course of Morality and Ethics that would bring the students on a journey through the historical development of personal, social, ethical theories and applied ethics which consequently lead s them to focus on the moral and ethical principles in their own lives.

    This course is also designed to assist the students to explore philosophical discussion and inquiry in relation to religion. This course is about moral decision-making; it is about applying ethical and moral theories in the resolution of real life ethical dilemmas. The aim is to make available to students background and approach es that consolidate the knowledge and skills they need in order to make correct moral decisions and live a moral life.

    Ethics and Religion
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