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