Units of Study

SCLG2626 - Sociology of Religion

Semester 2, 2013  |  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 field report (50%), 1x2000wd take-home exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Textbooks

A unit reader will be available through the Copy Centre

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

SCLG1001 and SCLG1002

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

SCLG2626

   

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