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Religious Studies
Course Description

REL 040
Introduction to the Study of Religions

This course introduces key concepts and theoretical questions in the academic study of religion drawing on methodology and the content of multiple disciplines. It explores the ways in which religious thought, texts, rituals, and phenomena function in different traditions and in different historical and geographical contexts within traditions. Students will examine the ways in which religious identity interacts with other aspects of identity such as gender, class, ability, race, sexuality, and national origin.
Offered every other year beginning 2017-18.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Judith Bishop

Note(s):
Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Human Institutions & Behavior, Multicultural Perspectives,

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Last Updated: 4/15/13