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Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

3 credits

An introductory course in religious and supernatural belief systems. A cross-cultural approach to understanding religious systems including identification of supernatural powers, the role of priests/shamans, ritual and mythology is presented. The major world religions’ beliefs and histories will be explored including Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Tribal religions, as well as contemporary sects and the role of religion in the modern world are studied in depth.

Prerequisites: English 101-Ready