This unit examines tensions between states and religions and the emergence of secular society. It investigates the 'ultimate concerns' of moderns, the focus on self-transformation, and how 'multi-faith' states operate. The unit provides students with vital methodologies to deeply examine the nature of 'religion' in modernity.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr seminar/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x 3000wd Research Essay (50%), 1x 1500wd Community-engaged tute paper (35%), Seminar participation (15%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Studies in Religion