REL 501.001

Social Theory

W | 1:30-3:20

PRH 210

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Introduces students to terms and ideas from social theory and their relevance to the academic study of religion. Students will apply theories to analyze examples relevant in Religious Studies, both ancient and modern. Each student will also select an important work in their chosen field of study in consultation with their advisor and analyze that work in depth in relation to the various issues discussed in the course.

Richard Newton

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