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ANTH 3233 - The Anthropology of Religion

(formerly ANTH 2233)
Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Blended, Lecture, Online
This course surveys anthropological approaches to the study of religion. Topics will include religious specialists, such as shamans, sorcerers and priests; practices such as witchcraft, sacrifice, spirit possession, and healing; the role of religion and religious rituals in various cultures; and the ways in which religious belief and practice responds to and promotes social and cultural change.

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1103  or consent of the department.