Ch 26: WEST History: Foundations of Religion

About This Chapter

Prepare for the WEST History exam section related to the beginnings of religious thought and the birth of the great world religions. Our video lessons and quizzes give you a comprehensive refresher course, thus helping you get ready for the WEST History test.

WEST History: Foundations of Religion - Chapter Summary

Our lessons cover the inspirations, theories, teachings and concepts that have formed the foundation of religious thought over the centuries. The purpose is to prepare you for questions in the corresponding section of the WEST History test. The topics covered in the lessons are as follows:

  • What religion is and its role in society
  • Origins of religious thought
  • Precepts of polytheism and monotheism

By using our short, engaging video lessons, transcripts and self-assessment quizzes, you can review and refresh your understanding of how the world's religions originated and grew. Our program allows you to reinforce any weak areas you might have and gain new information as needed. We have subject-matter experts standing by for consultation. Our timeline feature enables you to review selectively without starting a lesson over, allowing you to make the most of your time.

WEST History: Foundations of Religion Objectives

The purpose of the WEST History test is to assess your capabilities in world and United States history and social studies concepts, in order to fulfill the requirements for teacher certification or gain a history teaching endorsement if you are already certified. The topics covered in our lessons are targeted to the world history portion of the exam. This domain forms approximately 36% of the exam.

The WEST History exam is composed of 110 questions. The questions are multiple-choice and the test is computer-based. Each question gives you a short passage to read and a list of possible answers. You must select the one that forms the best answer.

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