Lauren Horn Griffin

By appointment

REL 105.001 Honors Introduction to Religious Studies

This Core Humanities course examines the relationships between religion and human beliefs, practices, & culture; surveys debates in the history of the field, e.g., definition of religion, insider/outsider problem, & theories about the origins and function of religion. An ideal intro to the study of religion as carried out in a public university.
As the Honors/Core Humanities introduction to the study of religion, REL 105 examines the material in greater detail than does REL 100, and in a smaller class setting. A minimum 3.3 GPA is required to register. HU INB

T, R | 9:30-10:45

MA 207

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Readings

Craig Martin
A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion, 2nd ed
Routledge, 2017
978-0415419932

Recommended (not required) books are available online.

Online Readings

Blackboard Other texts will be available through the Blackboard course site.