RLG428H1: Religion and Economy

Hours

24L

This course introduces students to classical and contemporary social scientific work on the relation between religion and economy. It draws on classics such as Marx, Weber, and Mauss, as well as recent anthropological work. Topics may include sacrifice, the gift, commodity fetishism, prosperity gospel, neoliberalism, charity, and development.

Prerequisite
Completion of 9.0 credits
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)
Mode of Delivery
In Class