203 - Hinduism and Buddhism

How do these religions compare and contrast to Christianity
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  • Lectures 33
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

This is the third class in the "World Religions: Who's Right and How Do You Know" series. In this class we examine the historical foundations of Hinduism and Buddhism. We will also begin to discuss some of the main spiritual principles of these religions. We will explore whether these two major world religions have historical authenticity, logical consistency, and moral veracity. We hope you will join us as we take a deep look at these religions and that you will gain the knowledge to distinguish between Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity. We invite you to examine the evidence and determine whether and religion is true or not.

What are the requirements?

  • Viewing other courses in the World Religions series may be useful but not required
  • Taking notes is encouraged but not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the basic principles of Hinduism
  • Understand the History of Buddhism
  • Understand the differences between Christianity and Buddhism and Hinduism

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone curious about the differences in world religions
  • Anyone wondering how Christianity compares to other religions

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Section 1: Hinduism
What is Hinduism?
The Origins of Hinduism
A Hindu Parable
What's the Difference?
4 pages

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Section 2: Hinduism in Practice
The Most Important Principles
What About God?
Many Problems
Section 3: What is Buddhism?
Jesus' Birth Was Prophetic
Interview with a Buddhist
Can Karma Be Proven?
Section 4: Buddhist History and Beliefs
The Quest Begins
False Teachers
Buddhist Sects
Buddhist Beliefs
Section 5: History of Buddha's Birth and Life
Buddha's Birth
A Miraculous Birth?
Siddhartha's Early Life
Dharma Centre
Siddhartha's Sheltered Life
Siddhartha Sees the World
7 pages

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Section 6: Answer Keys & Additional Resources
Downloadable Article Answer Key - Western Logic
4 pages
Downloadable Article Answer Key - Was Buddha Real
2 pages
Section 7: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum

Proceed to the next course to continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.


If needed, go back to the previous course & continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

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Instructor Biography

Kevin Conover, Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his third year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

Kevin is a volunteer assistant pastor at Skyline Church with Dr. Jim Garlow, a frequent guest host on the Bob Siegel radio show, and speaks at a variety of events on the truth of the Bible. He is the founder of a Christian education ministry, Educate For Life, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Instructor Biography

Creation Today, Leaders in Creation Science Education

Creation Today seeks to impact individuals to know and defend our faith in Creator God and to wholeheartedly experience and share Him through the foundations of Scripture.

As a leading, international Christian-apologetics ministry desiring to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the entire world, Creation Today is committed to excellence, producing some of the most requested resources available on creation, apologetics, and evangelism.

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