2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

ANTH 30783 Anthropological Approaches to Nature and the Sacred

Explores the complex interrelationships between people's spiritual beliefs and the environment. Comparative, cross-cultural approach to key features of selected work and indigenous religions, such as cosmologies, sacred lands, agriculture, and animals. Also examines emerging approaches to environment and religion, including ecofeminist spirituality; environmentalism as spiritual practice and civic religion; new green religious movements; and contemporary religious responses to the environmental crisis.