The Sociology of Religion

Course Number: 
HUL 375
LTP structure: 
3-0-0
Discipline: 
Sociology
Credit: 
3.0

Pre-requisite

Any TWO courses from HUL2XX category
HUL271, HUL272, HUL274 HUL275, HUL276, HUL286

Course Objective

This course will introduce students to sociological approaches to the study of religion in contemporary society. Religion will be understood in terms of its social and cultural structure; in addition the course will also encourage a critical perspective on religion and society – its interface with society, polity and the economy. Religious conflict and change, syncretism, popular religion, revivalism and fundamentalism will also be considered.

Faculty

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