Oct 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin
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ANTH 116 - (BH, CC) Religion in Cross-Cultural Perspective

Semester Hours: 3
Once a Year
An examination of various approaches to the interpretation of religious beliefs and practices. Emphasis on nonwestern belief systems, theories of the function of religion in society, uses of magic and divination within religious traditions, and religion as a mechanism of both social control and social change. Topics include symbolism, myths and rituals in selected societies and the role of the religious practitioner.


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