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HIST 290 - Religious Traditions of the World


Prerequisites: HIST 100  or consent of instructor
Fulfills a course requirement in the History Major, Minor, or Core Concentration
Examines religious diversity and formation throughout history and the variety of ways in which particular religions and belief patterns affect the behavior and personality of their adherents. Emphasizes spiritual accounts as case studies for analyzing the influence of religion on ethnographic-cultural identities as well as on social and political behavior. These will be assed from both a historical and contemporary perspective with special attention to the changing nature of religious studies as a discipline.

3 credits
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