A) History of Religions
Each student must:
1. Have a comprehensive view of the religious phenomenon in all its richness and diversity, both in terms of time and space.
2. Have an introductory and reasoned knowledge on the non-Christian religions, drawing mainly from a textual and historical point of view, with emphasis on Judaism, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism.
3. Master the essential glossary of expressions particular to each religion studied and know how to define and place them into the correct tradition.
B) Theology of Religions
1. To highlight the changes observed during the last decades, especially since the Second Vatican Council.
2. To provide an overview and analysis criteria of the current debate on a theology of religions.
3. To point out the main aspects in terms of requirements and difficulties within the interreligious dialogue.