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University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AUREL 250 - Theories of Religion


★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 3-0-0) An introduction to the concept of religion, through studying and reflecting critically upon the work of prominent and influential thinkers from the fields of anthropology, psychology, sociology and contemporary religious studies. Coursework focuses upon the challenge of defining religion as a human phenomenon, and comparing and evaluating different approaches to understanding it as such.