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Introduction to the Study of Religion

Course Level-Format:   undergraduate
Instructor: Mary Suydam
Institution: Kenyon College

Course Term: Fall
Course Year: 2008


A 2008 course by Mary Suydam at Kenyon College introduces “some of the basic concepts and categories that are used by scholars in the academic study of religion. The major categories that we will study this semester are: IDENTITY, MYTH, MORALITY (or ethics), in terms of both INDIVIDUALS AND SOCIETY, RITUAL, and the SACRED.”