RLG308H1: Religion and the City

Hours: 
24L

The course focuses on the role of religion in the genesis and development of cities, as well as the ways urbanization and immigration have transformed religious organizations and identities. Various methodologies, including ethnography, social and cultural history, and textual analysis will be considered. In some years, course projects will focus on mapping the changing significance and presence of particular religions in Toronto. Check with the department for the next scheduled focus for this course.

Prerequisite: 

Completion of 4.0 credits

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)