Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 342 - NEW RELIG MOVEMENTS IN AFRICA

Long Title: NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN AFRICA
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Discusses new religious movements and the religious, sociological, and political factors leading to their rise, also missionary and colonial reactions to them. Examines their relationship to indigenous religions, political praxis, and their focus on this-worldly salvation in the wake of political and economic marginality. Cross-list: ANTH 343.