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REL 301 - Perspectives in the Study of Religion


Critical examination of various methods, disciplines, and theories employed in the academic study of religion, focusing particularly on those approaches that locate religion in its social, cultural, and political contexts. Generally taught in spring semester. Required of all Religious Studies majors by the end of the junior year.

Satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives requirement.

Satisfies the Methods requirement for the Gender and Sexuality Studies major in the Histories and Genealogies track.

Prerequisites & Notes
Pre/Corequisites:  Any two Religion courses or permission of the instructor.

Students intending to go abroad in their junior year should take this course in their sophomore year, if possible.