Studying religion
Studying religion

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Studying religion

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • discuss some of the ways in which the concept of 'religion' has been and is used in the study of religion

  • understand some examples of religious activity in Britain and India on 'special days' and have some practical experience in the study of these examples

  • identify and evaluate critically the motives, concerns and methods that typically distinguish the academic study of religion known as religious studies from other approaches to religious belief and practice.

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