AA5373 Religion and Worldview

Course Summary

The course is an introduction to the range of religious systems of minority peoples worldwide, including universal religions and their folk varieties. Subjects treated include how religion has been defined by anthropologists and treated within anthropology. There is comparison and contrast of Christian and secular anthropological approaches to religion. There is a certain focus on witches and witch ontologies and how they compare to biblical idols.

Course Details

Level: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Fall - Even numbered years
Prerequisites: AA4370 Cultural Anthropology.

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