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Religion (RELI)

College of the Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

RELI 2736 [0.5 credit]

Religion and Society

Cross-cultural survey of religious institutions, with attention to theories and methodologies in the study of religion. Topics include myth, totemism, cults, ritual, altered states of consciousness, and the relationship of religion to other social institutions and processes. (Also listed as ANTH 2550.)
Precludes additional credit for RELI 2403, RELI 2550 and SOAN 2403 (no longer offered). Prerequisites: SOCI 1001 and SOCI 1002, or ANTH 1001 and ANTH 1002, and second-year standing, or permission of the department.
Lecture and workshop three hours a week.

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