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ANTH 3185 Anthropology of Religion

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ANTHR 42.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Study of religions in their cultural contexts; magic and witchcraft as aspects of religion; myths, rituals, and symbols; priests and shamans. Change in religions. Theoretical approaches.

Prerequisite: Anthropology *1000 or 2100 or Anthropology 1100 or 1300 or 1105 or Studies in Religion 3003 or 3005 or permission of the chairperson.


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