Sociology of Religion

SOCIOL775S

Begins with Durkheim’s and Weber’s different approaches to the sociology of religion. Considers a range of topics, including ritual, religious commitment, conversion, religion and social movements, secularization, social sources of religious variation, and religious influences on people, organizations, and societies. Explores current empirical and theoretical debates. Identifies significant unanswered questions that future research should address. 3 units.

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RELIGION775S