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Secular Religion: Faith in Modernity - RLST2639

Year - 2018

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


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Studies in Religion
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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