Undergraduate Course: New Indigenous Religious Movements 3/4 (REST10009)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||A study of indigenously initiated and led new religious movements in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Pacific, including African Independent Churches, Rastafari, Vodou, Umbanda, Candombl? and the Unification Church.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 Divinity/Religious Studies courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
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| At the completion of the course students should have:
- a general knowledge of the phenomenon of new indigenous religious movements such as the AICs and the various discourses on the subject;
- the ability to examine the reasons for their emergence and in what ways they have continued to be socially relevant in the immediate contexts they are located;
- some basic insight into the relationship of the subject to wider discourses such as gender, modernity and globalization;
- the ability to demonstrate the identification of key terms and their meanings;
- the ability to demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Afeosemime Adogame
Tel: (0131 6)50 8928
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900