SOCI278-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Religion and Society: Why God Won't Die

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024

Description

This course is an introduction to the sociology of religion focused on thinking and rethinking religion & society.Central to the discussion is why god and religion has not dissapeared as was predicted in much modern social theory. In considering this question, the course provides a critical discussion of the ways religion, god and religious practices have been thought, dismissed and applied over the past 150 years within the Sociology of Religion.

Learning Outcomes

To gain an informed and sociologically based understanding of the debate and discussion of the sociology of religion over the past 150 years.

Students will gain an understanding of and an engagement with key thinkers, themes and shifts with in the sociology of religion and be able to apply sociological thought and analysis to religion in contemporary society.

Prerequisites

Any 15 points at 100 level from ANTH or SOCI, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.

Restrictions

ANTH298, SOCI292, SOCI392 in 2012

Equivalent Courses

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 E5 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 14:00 - 15:00 E16 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
02 Thursday 14:00 - 15:00 - 19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 Jack Erskine 111
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
02 Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00 Jack Erskine 111
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
03 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 Rehua 529 (27/2, 12/3-26/3, 23/4-28/5)
Rehua 528 (5/3)
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator

Michael Grimshaw

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $844.00

International fee $3,950.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All SOCI278 Occurrences

  • SOCI278-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024