Great Religions of India: Dr Karim Esmail

"Religion has played a highly important part in the lives of human beings. This course is an introduction to the two great religions of India: Hinduism and Buddhism. It considers their origins and early historical development, their key text(s) and beliefs and some of their key practices and the foundations of their ethics and philosophy."

Tutor: Dr Karim Esmail

"Dr Karim Esmail has taught at the REC for many years. Alongside international articles he is the author of a clear, original & best-selling work: God A Brief Philosophical Introduction. He teaches in an erudite and scholarly manner whilst remaining approachable. He encourages class participation and treats everyone with understanding, humour and respect."