Units of Study

SCLG2626 - Sociology of Religion

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Laura Bugg

Description

This unit examines the ways in which the religious impulse has been expressed socially, the role of religion in society, the way in which individuals form and change religious commitments, the ways in which religious groups have been organised and evolve, the nature of belief as it is expressed collectively and individually, and controversies over the role of religion in social life. Illustrations from contemporary events will be used to explore major religious policy issues and controversies.

Assessments

1x2500wd research essay (30%), turorial participation (15%), 1x500wd tutorial presentation (15%) and 1x exam (40%)

Textbooks

unit reader will be available through the Copy Centre

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Prerequisites

SCLG1001 and SCLG1002

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