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REL 321 Overview

This course addresses major issues impacting religious traditions in America today, including: recent Supreme Court decisions affecting religious beliefs; the rise of the “nones” and the spiritual but not religious sector of American society; the growth of religious pluralism; demographic, doctrinal and moral challenges to Catholic, evangelical and mainline Protestant beliefs and practices; the rise of alternative spiritualities and religions; the growing overt infusion of religion into the political process/parties; contemporary challenges to American civil religion; and the increasing religious illiteracy in America. Prerequisite: REL 103, REL 104, REL 105 or REL 106 or department consent.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • REL