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POLS 3414 Politics and Religion

4 hours; 4 credits

Critical examination of major issues in politics and religion including the relationship between religion and/or church and state, theories of modernity and secularization, law, morality, social justice, various conceptions of the public and the private. The role of religion in domestic and world politics. Study of methodological approaches to relationship of politics and religion, empirical and normative.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230 or Political Science 1001 or 1002 or 1003 or 1004 or 1005 or 1006, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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