Religion and Society

Course Section Number
REL
211

Description

This course seeks to develop in the student an awareness of sociological approaches to the study and understanding of religion. It will consider the various ways of defining and articulating the sociological dimensions of religion. Included will be an exploration of how American and other societies have been influenced by religious factors as well as an investigation of how society itself can shape religion. The relationship of religion to politics, economics, class structures, sexual roles and other vital areas of human life will be examined.

Division

Humanities

Subject

Religion

Academic Level

Undergraduate

Topic Code

Transcultural & Global Awareness

Credits

1.00 c.u.
With a final grade of C- or better.

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