203 - Hinduism and Buddhism
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203 - Hinduism and Buddhism

How do these religions compare and contrast to Christianity
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Created by Kevin Conover
Last updated 2/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the basic principles of Hinduism
  • Understand the History of Buddhism
  • Understand the differences between Christianity and Buddhism and Hinduism
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Requirements
  • Viewing other courses in the World Religions series may be useful but not required
  • Taking notes is encouraged but not required
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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone curious about the differences in world religions
  • Anyone wondering how Christianity compares to other religions
Curriculum For This Course
33 Lectures
02:29:33
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2-Year Apologetic Curriculum Introduction: Why Educate for Life? (video)
2 Lectures 03:46

Why are Christian kids leaving the Church after high school? Take 3 minutes & watch the video.

Preview 03:33

Course 202 is recommended before taking this course.

Have you taken 202?
00:13
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Hinduism
6 Lectures 16:13



A Hindu Parable
04:37

What's the Difference?
02:53

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

Article 1: Western Logic (downloadable)
4 pages
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Hinduism in Practice
4 Lectures 20:50
The Most Important Principles
06:28

Ashrama
04:06

What About God?
04:26

Many Problems
05:50
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What is Buddhism?
5 Lectures 25:09
Jesus' Birth Was Prophetic
07:07

Buddhism
04:43

Karma
08:57

Interview with a Buddhist
02:05

Can Karma Be Proven?
02:17
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Buddhist History and Beliefs
4 Lectures 27:21
The Quest Begins
08:02

False Teachers
05:38

Buddhist Sects
07:17

Buddhist Beliefs
06:24
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History of Buddha's Birth and Life
8 Lectures 39:11
Buddha's Birth
06:32

A Miraculous Birth?
04:38

Siddhartha's Early Life
05:49

Dharma Centre
05:06

Siddhartha's Sheltered Life
06:51

Siddhartha Sees the World
08:39

Compassion
01:36

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

Article 2: Was Buddha Real? (downloadable)
7 pages
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Answer Keys & Additional Resources
2 Lectures 00:00
Downloadable Article Answer Key - Western Logic
4 pages

Downloadable Article Answer Key - Was Buddha Real
2 pages
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2 Lectures 00:23

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Next Course for 2-Year Curriculum
00:10

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Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum
00:13
About the Instructor
Kevin Conover
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2,149 Students
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Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover is the host of Educate for Life radio, a weekly program that airs in San Diego, California, on 1210 AM KPRZ and on You Tube-Educate for Life Video. He's interviewed many experts including organic synthetic chemist, Dr. James Tour, one of the top 50 scientists in the world, ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris, world renowned brain surgeon, Dr. David Levy, world wide evangelist Will Graham, and expert on human sexuality, Dr.Christopher Yuan, who is also a former homosexual, among many others. He frequently speaks at events on the truth of the Bible and is the founder of Educate for Life, a Christian education ministry, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

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 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 sixth year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.