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Title: Sects & Cults in America
Course Section Number: REL-280-01
Department: Religion
Description: This discussion course investigates the beliefs and practices of new, marginal, and dissenting American religious groups, which are often labeled "sects" or "cults." We will draw upon the sociology of religion to understand these terms and new religious movements and reformist groups in general. Primarily, we will focus on the history, theology, and practices of groups such as Mormons, Pentecostals, Branch Davidians, the Peoples Temple, and Scientology.
Credits: 1.00
Start Date: January 17, 2022
End Date: May 7, 2022
Meeting Information: 01/18/2022-05/05/2022 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 09:45AM - 11:00AM, Center Hall, Room 304
Faculty: Baer, Jonathan

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