Anthropological Theories of Religion

3 credits


College of Arts and Science

(same as REL_ST 4380; cross-leveled with ANTHRO 7380 and REL_ST 7380). Course provides a critical evaluation of anthropological explanations of various forms of traditional religious behavior such as magic, shamanism, divination, ritual, mythology, and witchcraft. The anthropological explanations examined range from nineteenth century classics to the current approaches of today.


Can only count for one of these categories.