Units of Study

SCLG2626 - Sociology of Religion

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Sheleyah Ane Courtney


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.


1x2500wd field report (50%), 1x2000wd take-home exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)


unit reader will be available through the Copy Centre


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


SCLG1001 and SCLG1002

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