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Fall 2021
Oct 05,2022
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ANTH 235 - RELIGION: CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE
This course will introduce students to the concept of religion as a phenomenon that exists cross culturally, and to the variety ofways in which people practice religion. The course will survey the major anthropological theories in the study of religion, and students will be asked to apply these theories by conducting a short ethnographic research project on a local religious practice. Students will learn about a wide range of religious practices, including those associated with major world religions as well as shamanism, magic, witchcraft. The course will also address the political dimensions ofreligion in the contemporary world, including progressive and conservative movements.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 2018, Gen Ed 18-Culture & Creativity, OLD GE TOPICS SOCIAL SCIENCE, MJ-INTL-Global Issues Conc

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR ANTH 235

General Requirements:
Course or Test: CRWT 102
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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