ANTH-220: Ritual, Myth, and World View: Anthropological Approaches to Religion

3 credit hours
A cross-cultural examination of classic and modern theories of religion with an emphasis on non-industrial societies. The course surveys all aspects of religion, including shamanism, drug use, witchcraft, possession, and healing, and uses cross-cultural evidence to comprehend why people invoke myth and enact ritual as a means for understanding their world. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.