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2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TH 3700 - Theories of Religion

This course will examine the history of scholarship dedicated to developing theories of religion. Course material will engage students in critical reflection on the origins of the field of religious studies and those scholars who attempted to create a “science” of religion. The course will illustrate the trajectory of theorizing as this field emerged over time, and explore various scholarly answers to the question, “What is religion?”

Prerequisite: TH 1000 , TH 1020 , TH 1050  or TH 2000 .