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R S 373N R S 373N. Religions in Contact. 3 Hours.

Same as Asian Studies 340V. Critically examine the theories (religious othering, conversion, reinterpretation, appropriation, etc.) of how one religion responds to contact with another. Explore the ways in which religious actors grapple with religious plurality, draw or ignore boundaries, and form religious identities. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following my be counted: Asian Studies 340 (Topic: Religions in Contact), 340V, Religious Studies 373 (Topic: Religions in Contact), 373N. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Religious Studies



Description: This track is designed to give students a comprehensive training in the discipline of Religious Studies. It is intended for students who would plan to pursue career options in Religious Studies, including graduate programs in the study of religion and/or in a theological or seminary setting.