HDS 3690

African Religions

Jacob Olupona

Description

This course is a basic introduction to the history and phenomenology of traditional religions of the African peoples. Using diverse methodological and theoretical approaches, the course will explore various forms of experiences and practices that provide a deep understanding and appreciation of the sacred meaning of African existence: myth, ritual arts, and symbols selected from West, East, Central, and Southern Africa.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as AAAS 187

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Scheduling

0.50 credits
Fall 2013
Thurs 4pm-6pm
Rockefeller Hall Room 116

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • African and African American Religious Studies
  • Comparative Studies
  • Religions of the Americas
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • African Religions
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None