Anthropology
 

Moral and Ritual Institutions

Moral and Ritual Institutions
Anthropological approaches to religion; its content and relation to other social institutions in societies ranging from gatherers to industrialists.
ANTHR
430
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining ANTHR 430
Course Outcomes: 

Course Objectives

-Students will be able to discuss the major theorists and theories of religion, the major theories of religion advanced, and the relation to various categories of religious practice.

-Students will be able to use ethnographic data to discuss and illustrate major religious and ritual practices, the significance of these practices as symbols, and the consequences of these practices in society and in the individual.