Anthropology of Religion

ANTHRO XL 142P

Have you ever wondered why people have seemingly very different religious practices and preferences? To find out, this course takes you on a journey into religious lives of others, and why we believe in what we do.

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Online
Starting at $688.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Articulate differences and similarities of religions across space and time
  • Identify social and psychological factors affecting cross-cultural religious variation
  • Understand and apply anthropological methods to religious ideologies and action systems

About this course:

Survey of various methodologies in comparative study of religious ideologies and action systems, including understanding particular religions through descriptive and structural approaches, and identification of social and psychological factors that may account for variation in religious systems cross-culturally. (Formerly numbered 156.) Transferable for UC Credit.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: David Blundell
370707
Fee:
$688.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 10, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: POWER OF MYTH by Joseph Campbell
Book: ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION by BIELO, JAMES S.
Book: A READER IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION by LAMBEK, MICHEAL

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