Units of Study
RLST2626 - Witchcraft, Paganism and the New Age
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Carole Cusack
Phone: +61 2 9351 6837
The rebirth of paganism progressed steadily throughout the twentieth century. Pagans celebrate diversity and heterogeneity, in sharp contrast to the major Western traditions which were exclusive and doctrinally prescriptive. The interrelationships between pagans, goddess worshippers and witchcraft/occultism are fascinating and labyrinthine. This unit will explore three areas of modern religion, and attempt to assess the importance of their contribution for the future of religion.
1x1000wd book review (30%), 1x3000wd essay (50%) and 1x tutorial presentation (20%)
2x1-hr lectures/week and 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 Junior credit points of Religion Studies, or their equivalent to be assessed by the Department
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