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Anthropological Approaches to Catholicism

This seminar will focus on anthropological studies of Catholicism as a cultural system. Particular emphasis will be placed on Catholicism in Europe and Latin America, although comparative material from Africa and elsewhere will be introduced. A variety of theoretical approaches will be explored, and both historical and ethnographic studies will be reviewed.

ANTHROP 784

Anthropological Approaches to Catholicism

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Winter, Fall Offered?: No

This seminar will focus on anthropological studies of Catholicism as a cultural system. Particular emphasis will be placed on Catholicism in Europe and Latin America, although comparative material from Africa and elsewhere will be introduced. A variety of theoretical approaches will be explored, and both historical and ethnographic studies will be reviewed.