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RELI 121: Introduction to Religion and Culture

This is an introductory course that explores relations between religion and culture through the examination of social theory and the analysis of case studies. The case studies focus on such issues as visual culture, ritual, media, gender, and politics.

Required Materials

Theory of Religion; ISBN: 978-0942299090; Author: Georges Bataille, trans. Robert Hurley; Year: 2006

Prerequisites

Required Texts/Materials: Grizzly Man, a documentary film by Werner Herzog, 2005. As of this writing, the film is available as an online rental through Amazon.com. It can also be rented and purchased through other suppliers.

Format

Semester-Based

Course Type

Online

Institution

UNC Chapel Hill

Status

Opened

Semester

2nd Summer 2019

Instructor

Nathan Schradle

Department

Religious Studies

Credit Hours

3