Jul 15, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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ANTH 3570 - Anthropology of Religion


Anthropological consideration of religious action, belief, and ritual in various cultures; analysis of religious movements, magic, divination, myth, trance,and prayer; analysis of religious systems from symbolic, structuralist, materialist and ecological perspectives. Comparison of different anthropological frameworks for understanding religious phenomena.

Requisites: ANTH 1010
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply analysis of religion to the study of cultural phenomena and contemporary global processes.
  • Breadth and depth of knowledge of religious systems.
  • Conduct comparative analyses of religious institutions.
  • Develop critical reading, writing and presentation skills.
  • Recognize and compare multiple perspectives on religious life.



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