SO 328 Sociology of Religion
F1T 2008 DL
D-Min -- Bethel Seminary -- St. Paul, MNM-Div -- Midwestern Seminary -- Kansas City, MOB.A. -- Southwest Baptist University -- Bolivar, MO
18 August -- 12 October
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I believe learning is an interactive process including lecture, reading, application, and dialogue. In this class we will learn from one another as we share our life experiences and perspectives through interaction with one another and interaction with the readings. We will also learn from one another through a course project involving practical experience with a faith group outside one's own experience.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Late Submission of Course Materials: In accordance with University policy. Late work is not accepted without prior arrangements being made with the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Please see University policy and follow appropriate netiquette practice. Additionally, as this is a course about the sociology of religion it is essential that respect be shown for different religious perspectives. Derogatory or defamatory remarks about other's faiths cannot and will not be tolerated. To facilitate learning about the sociology of religion it is important to be able to share and discuss various faith systems in an environment that allows for the free expression of religious beliefs and opinions.
Assignment: After reading chapter 2 in Aldridge, choose a definition of religion (from a dictionary, internet, or other source) and respond to the definition. Support your opinion of the definition of religion from your own experiences and from the readings. No more than one page. 60 points
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