Religions and Cultures (RLCT) - Theories of Religion

RLCT 3206  Theories of Religion


Any 18 credits completed.


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




What aspects of human nature make us “the religious animal?” What are the features of human life that make religion so common? How do scholars of religion answer these question? Students examine the history of Religious Studies, the theoretical tools used to define religion and the thinkers who are formative in the study of religion.

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