REL 105.002

Honors Introduction to Religious Studies

M, W, F | 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.

PRH 308

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It draws on various examples to answer the question, “What is religion and what is not?” It discusses how to study and talk about religion and how religion works in society. This is an ideal introduction to the study of religion in a public university.

Oleg Kyselov

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McCutcheon, Russell
Studying Religion: An Introduction
Routledge, 2018

Hughes, Aaron and Russell McCutcheon (eds.)
Religion in 5 minutes
Equinox Publishing, 2017

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