90:360 Sociology of Religion: Classical Approaches [Grills]

Prerequisites: 90:154 or permission of Instructor.

An examination of the link between social conditions and religious thought and beliefs as seen by classical thinkers in sociology. Emphasis will be placed on the role of religion in contemporary societies and on the challenges posed and the issues raised by differences in attitudes toward and in rates of modernization and industrialization of different social groups.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 90:360 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Scott Grills