Sociology of Religion
Academic Noncredit

Presents comparative and critical approaches to the understanding of religious institutions and practices. Analyzes religion and its impact upon societies, global-international events, and personal well-being. It emphasizes the diversity and nature of "religious experience" in terms of different groups, classes and individuals. Surveys Western, Eastern, New Age, and Native American religions, as well as unaffiliated groups in terms of their defining beliefs and practices. Explores religion in terms of social processes and phenomena that include, socialization, social control, social identity, authority, power, law, political behavior, stratification, culture, social change, deviance, and gender. The course contributes to an understanding of the functioning, and diversity or religion important to making more discerning decisions regarding cultural, political, and moral issues that are often influenced by religion.

This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.

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Class Sections For Sociology of Religion (SOC 344)

Spring 2018 Section 1, Starting on: 01/08/2018

Date(s) Day Time Location
01/08/18 - 04/24/18 TTh 9:10 am -10:30 am C ROLAND CHRISTENSEN CTR 210
Tuition: $399.00      

Instructor: FRANK PAGE

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