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RELI 2800 [0.5 credit] Indigenous Traditions

This course illuminates a recent category of “World Religions” by examining cases from all five continents, as well as in diaspora (e.g., Brazilian Candomblé, Roma/Sinti religion). Considerations include the study of minority religions, religion in oral cultures, myth & ritual studies, colonialism, globalization.
Precludes additional credit for RELI 1720 (no longer offered).
Lecture three hours per week.