REL5500 Sociology of Religion – Issues & Theories

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Darryl Tukufu

Course Description:

Extensive overview of the influence of religion upon human nature and the social order, the cohesion and conflict in religion, evangelical religion and the problem of race, and the debates over both evolution and religion and environmentalism and religion.

How This Course Benefits Students:

According to Mooney (Sociology of Religion:2010)). regular attendance at religious services increases academic achievementand those who are more observant of their religious traditions also report being more satisfied at college.?

Why This Course Is Important:

Studying the sociology of religion will assist students conduct a comparative analysis of the relationships between the role, ritual and belief systems of religious institutions and their social contexts.