Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ANTH 343 - NEW RELIG MOVEMENTS IN AFRICA

Long Title: NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN AFRICA
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
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: RELI 342.