SOCI 3543 The Sociology of Religion 3/0/3
Prerequisite: SOCI 1101 or SOC 105
In this course religion is examined from a distinctly sociological perspective. The course aims to lead students toward a sociological awareness of the complexity of the interrelationships of religion and society. This course recognizes religion as a quintessentially social phenomenon and emphasizes that the many social/cultural aspects of religion are amenable to theoretical inquiry and scientific investigation.