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2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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ANSOC 210 - Religious Diversity in Global Perspectives


Prerequisites: None
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills a course requirement in the Anthropology + Sociology Core Concentration
This course is a cross-cultural exploration of religious belief, myth, and ritual. The course emphasizes anthropological research and perspectives, but also draws on interdisciplinary sources. Specific topics include the origins and functions of religion in society, diverse interpretations of the supernatural, the symbolic meanings of myth and ritual, the roles of religious specialists, and religious experience. Assignments examine religious belief and practice within particular cultural contexts as well as in comparison to other cultures in the global context.

3 credits
Fall



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