Jun 23, 2024  
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RELS 3300 - Theories of Religion


Three credit hours.

This course will familiarize students with a variety of theoretical approaches and methods used in the study of religions, both currently and historically. It also highlights central issues that arise in studying religions from the academic perspective, including but not limited to: the difficulties of defining religion, the differences between “insider” and “outsider” perspectives, the challenges present in comparing religions, and attempts to explain the origin of religion.

Prerequisites: RHET 1311  recommended.



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