REL 100.001

Introduction to Religious Studies

T, R | 11:00-12:15

NL 2005

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This is not an introduction to “world religions” but rather and introduction to the ways scholars of religion approach the things they study. It also introduces students to the ways scholars of religion might find things worth studying that are not obviously “religion,” whatever that means. HU

Michael J. Altman

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    Monday, 12:30pm-1:30pm; Tuesday, 9:00am-10:00am, and by appointment.

  • (205) 348-5271

Aidan Nuttall, GTA

Ciara Eichhorst, GTA


Martin, Craig
A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion, 2nd Edition
Routledge, 2017

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