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Sociology of Religion
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Sawchuk, Dana. 2010. “Sociology of Religion”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


In this course we will examine the variety of ways in which sociologists, both past and present, have defined religion and analyzed its expressions, roles, and functions in society. Since we are approaching our subject matter as social scientists and not theologians, we will not concern ourselves with investigations of the nature or the existence of God....

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