RELG 456 Theories of Religion (3 credits)

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Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Religious Studies : The history of the academic study of religion from its beginnings in the 19th century until the present. Key texts by figures such as Max Muller, Sigmund Freud, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Mircea Eliade, Claude Levi-Strauss and Clifford Geertz will be studied.

Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

Instructors: Jim Kanaris (Fall) Jim Kanaris (Winter)

  • Fall and Winter

  • Restriction: For Religious Studies Majors and Honours students or with permission of the Chair of the Religious Studies B.A. Committee