Sep 30, 2022  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Course Catalog 2022-2023
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AAST 131 - Traditional African Cosmology and Religions: Shifting Contours and Contested Terrains

FC SSCI CD
4 credits
This class will explore how African Cosmology (the conception of the origin and nature of the universe) helps to frame the understanding of Traditional African religions (TAR) and their practices as they have emerged in the history of the African continent. It examines the underlying nature of African Religious thought and the role and function of myth and ritual in these religions. The class will investigate indigenized Islam and Christianity as well as western modernity.
This course is cross-listed with RELG 281




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