Explores anthropological data on and interpretations of human religious experience from Paleolithic times to modern satanic cults. Students are guided across a spectrum of religious behavior, Worldview, religious specialists, ritual, magic, the supernatural, and consequences of religious variability are examined in light of our need to escape culture-bound conceptions of religion. Three class hours. (SUNY-SS)
Prerequisite: ANT 102 OR SOC 101 OR permission of instructor.
Course Offered Fall only
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Spring Semester 2015