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    Columbia College
  Nov 22, 2017
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
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ANTH 341 - Religion and Society 3 hours

Examines the sources and roles of religion in societies. Offers an introduction to the major sociological theories and concepts about religions and religious movements. Provides a cross-cultural approach to religious systems and practices. Focuses on how religion fosters social integration and community, but also power, oppression and discrimination. These themes are discussed using examples of the religious perspectives on and experiences of women, gays/lesbians, and ethnic minorities. Course meets multicultural graduation requirement. Crosslisted as SOCI 341  . Prerequisite: Junior standing.

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