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Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion

ISANTH320

This course will provide a holistic and comparative approach to the study of religious beliefs and practices. Students will explore magical and religious behavior, ritual, myth, shamanism, curing, spirit possession, ancestor worship, witchcraft, and millennial and counter-cultural movements in a variety of tribal and state societies. Prerequisites: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and QL, and one course from the IS category.