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ANT203 / AN50



Anthropology Of Religion

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Studies religion as an institution in primitive society. Places emphasis on anthropological methodology as a tool for understanding folk religious systems. Works of such anthropologists as Durkheim, Malinowski, Boas and Levi-Strauss are considered as they pertain to religious development. Application of anthropological methodology is demonstrated by use of North American, South American, Oceanic and African culture areas.


Prerequisite: ANT101.


Offered On
Grant Campus in Brentwood


Credits:  3


Fulfills SUNY General Education Requirement for Social Sciences and Other World Civilizations.