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Introduction to the Anthropology of Religion

This course introduces the study of religion from the standpoint of anthropology. Course materials provide a historical overview of theoretical developments in this field. Current ethnographies focusing on religion will be covered, and students will receive an introduction to ethnographic methodology.

RELIGST 781 / ANTHROP 704

Introduction to the Anthropology of Religion

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Offered?: Yes

This course introduces the study of religion from the standpoint of anthropology. Course materials provide a historical overview of theoretical developments in this field. Current ethnographies focusing on religion will be covered, and students will receive an introduction to ethnographic methodology.


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  • ANTHROP 704: Introduction to the Anthropology of Religion