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Religious Studies

REL 385 (W) Theory and Method in Religious Studies (1)

Examines theories on the origin and development of religion and methodological issues related to the study of religion. The intent of the course is to help students encounter successfully the academic literature in religious studies concerned with issues as the origin of religion, methods for studying religion and the role and meaning of symbol and ritual. A writing-centered course required of all majors and minors in the Department of Religious Studies.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

  • Offering: Spring
  • Instructor: McGaughey