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Grand Valley State University    
2017-2018 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
 
  Jul 18, 2018
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ANT 315 - Comparative Religions


A cross-cultural study of contemporary religions. Examines the diversity of religious meanings through the lived experiences of cultures, traditions, and sects around the world. Exposes students to anthropological interpretations of religion through a range of methods, including ethnography. Themes include symbolisms, ritual, death, shamanism, healing, magic, pilgrimage, and interfaith movements. Fulfills Cultures - World Perspectives. Part of the Identity Issue. Offered fall and winter semesters. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Credits: 3




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