JPR419H1: Secularism and Religion (formerly RLG419H1)


Themes considered include what notion of religion is necessary for secular governance, and how secularity relates to particular discourses of citizenship and practices of political rule. Case studies include the effects of colonial rule on religious life; Jewish emancipation in Europe; and religious freedom in France and North America. (Given by the Departments of Political Science and Religion)

Registration in this course is through the Department of Religion.


2.0 200-level (or above) credits in Political Science or Study of Religion/permission of the instructor

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)