Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 547 - IS BLACK RELIGION RELIGIOUS?

Long Title: WHAT'S RELIGIOUS ABOUT BLACK RELIGION?
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This course examines two questions: How is religion defined within the study of lack religion? What constitutes the nature and meaning of blackness within black religion? These questions provide opportunity to explore how scholars explain what it has meant to be black and religious within the United States. Additional requirements for RELI 547: Write 5 reflection papers; lead at least two class discussions; complete a 30-page research paper; and complete additional readings. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 357. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both RELI 547 and RELI 357.