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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


ANT 315 - Comparative Religions

A cross-cultural study of contemporary religions. Examines the diversity of religious meanings through the lived experiences of cultures, traditions, and sects around the world. Exposes students to anthropological interpretations of religion through a range of methods, including ethnography. Themes include symbolisms, ritual, death, shamanism, healing, magic, pilgrimage, and interfaith movements. Fulfills Cultures - Global Perspectives. Part of the Identity Issue. Offered fall and winter semesters. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Credits: 3



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