Courses: Theoretical Perspectives in the Study of Religion (RELGH299B01)

Spring 2012

Description: An introduction to theories of the nature and function of religion from theological, philosophical, psychological, anthropological, and sociological perspectives. Readings may include: Schleiermacher, Marx, Nietzche, Freud, Tylor, Durkheim, Weber, James, Otto, Benjamin, Eliade, Geertz, Foucault, Douglas, Smith, Berger, Haraway.

Syllabus: View course syllabus

Fulfills: HU III Limit:25


Religion (Web site)

Taught By

Jamel Velji (Profile)


Haverford, Gest 103

Meeting Times

TTh 11:30-1:00