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CS92PROD
The Anthropology of Religion
RELI 395
Fall 2013 not offered
Crosslisting: ANTH 395

We often think of religion as being about belief, but how do you observe a belief? What exactly do we study when we study religion? What can be observed, documented, and concluded from the ethnographic study of religion? This course introduces students to a cross-cultural, comparative perspective on religious practice and belief through methodological inquiry. The class is intended to prepare students to do independent field research. Ethnographic readings interspersed with methodological exercises in a local religious community culminate in the preparation of a research proposal.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS RELI
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ANTH)(EDST-MN)(EDST)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)

Last Updated on AUG-14-2022
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