RELG 573 Religions in Global Society (3 credits)

Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Religious Studies : This seminar is devoted to the study of a plurality of often intersecting religious traditions in a globalizing world, based on interdisciplinary scholarship drawing from history, sociology, anthropology and archaeology. It starts from locating religious phenomena within intersecting social, cultural and political fabrics around the world. It articulates the relation between a multi-faith appreciation of the role of religions in a variety of societies and the emergence of diverse patterns of secularity in them. It facilitates a rich understanding of a complex past to shed light on the new challenges of globalization, including the opening of horizons of postsecular understandings and arrangements.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.