Secularization and Secularism|
This course examines historical processes of secularization, religious adaptation, resistance to secularization, and varieties of modern secularism.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (RELI)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Max Weber, THE SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION
Peter Berger, THE SACRED CANOPY: ELEMENTS OF A SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY OF RELIGION
Rodney Stark & William Bainbridge, A THEORY OF RELIGION
Charles Taylor, A SECULAR AGE
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Students will be required to write a mid-term paper of 4-5 pages and a final research paper of 10-12 pages. Attendance and participation in seminar are required.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course fulfills the "Thematic Approach" Religion Department major requirement.
|Instructor(s): Nelson,Sam Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: FISK101; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 3||JR major: 3|| || |
|Seats Available: 3||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 4||FR: 3|
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