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FOLK 223 401: Folk Religion

Leonard Primiano
Lecture: Wednesday 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Cross-listed with: RELS 213
History and Tradition Distribution

This course will emphasize religion as it is believed, practiced, and experienced in everyday life. Emphasis will be placed on Christian belief systems in Europe and America in historical and contemporary perspective. Among the topics to be discussed in 2005 will be stigmata, healing miracles of the saints, apparitions of the Virgin Mary, possession, exorcism, the near-death experience, the Rapture, Vodou, and contemporary Witchcraft.

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