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CS92PROD
Majors Colloquium in Religious Studies
RELI 398
Spring 2023
Section: 01  

This course is designed to teach us how to reflect critically upon the theories, methods, and discourses that constitute the academic study of religion. We will be concerned with current studies in history and the history of religions, classic theory on religion, ethnographic methods, and contemporary theory on secularism. Our task is to understand and assess how scholars of religion make critical judgements. And so, since the building blocks of argumentation remain constant--definitions, classifications, data, and explanations--we will seek to identify and evaluate each scholar's principles of selection, means of description, stipulation of evidence, use of comparative categories, and methods and models of argumentation.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS RELI
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: RELI151
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (RELI-MN)(RELI)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on JUN-27-2022
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