RELG 352 - Theory and Method in the Study of Religion
Takes a critical look at the history of religious studies in the modern West and proceeds to chart some contemporary developments. Some of the issues that may come under investigation include, but are not restricted to, the quest for a science of religion, the impact of gender and race theory on religious studies, theories of religion and violence, the secularization of academic approaches to religion, and the nature of religion itself. The broad aim is to deepen reflection on the ways in which religion can become an object of study.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No Sophomore, No First-year
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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