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Sociology of religion

Sociologija religije

Course credits:

6.00 ECTS / 60 (30 hours of lectures, 0 hours of exercises, 30 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

izr. prof. dr. Marjan Smrke


Elective - expert




First semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Undergraduate Programme of Cultural studies - Studies of Culture and Creativity
  • Undergraduate Programme of Sociology

Short content

Toward a scientific definition of religion; social functions and dysfunctions of religion; religion, magic and superstitions; classics in sociology of religion; the Hindu social pattern; canonical and popular religiosity in Buddhism; toward a sociology of Christianity; toward a sociology of Islam; secularization; fundamentalism and religious liberalism today; how to research religiosity – methods and skills; religion and social class, religion and gender; typologies of Church – State relations; types of religious organisations; contemporary sociological theories on religion

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Curriculum was last modified on: 22.04.2023