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REL 300 - Religions in the World Today: Theories, Methods, and Issues

This course explores the intersection of religion with human life, law, politics, and public culture, focusing on contemporary religions' roles in the secular world. Topics may include: human rights, fundamentalism, migration/immigration, social and political movements, gender/sexuality, nationalism, contemporary religious movements or phenomena, and environmentalism, among others. Fulfills Cultures - Global Perspectives. Part of the Human Rights Issue. Offered winter semester. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Credits: 3

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