Nov 16, 2018  
2013-2014 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ANT 327 - Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion

3 credits
Prerequisites: ANT 111 or SOC/ANT 113 or SOC 101 or permission of the instructor
Offers critical, cross-cultural and comparative perspectives on religion, magic and witchcraft and how people in different cultures conceive of the supernatural. Surveys how scholars have defined religion, symbol and myth and why some practices and beliefs come to be defined as “religions” while others are characterized as “myth”, “sorcery”, or “witchcraft”. Cross-listed as REL 327, SOC 327