Dec 01, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

CLWR 5710 - African Religions


Surveys the broad array of religious systems and practices that have emerged historically in the African continent. Topics range from Vodun to Zar, Pentecostalism to Islam, as well as practices specific to particular ethnic groups.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Compare and contrast the key practices and institutions of at least four different religions practiced on the African continent.
  • Discuss the development of different traditions both on the continent and in the African diaspora (Haitia, Brazil, US, etc.).
  • Evaluate the distinction between.
  • Identify the main historical, cultural, and political influences that have shaped the diverse religious trends on the continent.



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)