Foundational Figures in the study of Religion
In this course we will read the works of a number of the “greats” in the Study of Religion—Tylor, Durkheim, Freud, Weber among them—who shaped the modern, scholarly study of religion.
We will also read critical literature on their work.
The course is designed to give students a grounding in the methods and approaches taken for granted in the field of the Study of Religion. PHR Satisfies Religion major “Methods” requirement