Anthropology of Religion OpenCourseWare: USU's Free Bachelor Level Class on the Anthropology of Religion

Published Feb 08, 2009

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Utah State University offers its course 'Anthropology of Religion' as a free OpenCourseWare. This course focuses on religion's impact on cultural development. This undergraduate-level course is recommended to students interested in studying Anthropology, Religion or Sociology.

Anthropology of Religion: Course Specifics

Degree Level Free Audio Video Downloads
Undergraduate Yes Yes Yes Yes

Lectures/Notes Study Materials Tests/Quizzes
Yes Yes Yes

Anthropology of Religion: Course Description

Professor Richley Crapo of Utah State University teaches the 'Anthropology of Religion' OpenCourseWare. This course covers a range of subjects, such as religious rituals, the psychology of religion and religious myths and symbols. Students will also study the interactions and impacts of religion with both societies and individuals. This undergraduate-level course provides a strictly theoretical analysis of religious topics and examines the role religions have played in shaping cultures over the centuries in societies around the globe.

Course materials include video lectures, downloadable lecture notes and quizzes. To learn more about this free OpenCourseWare, visit the anthropological analysis of religion course page.

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