M.A. Religious Studies

Guru Nanak Dev University
In Amritsar

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Important information

Typology Master
Location Amritsar
  • Master
  • Amritsar


Where and when

Starts Location
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Amritsar, Punjab, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Amritsar, Punjab, Punjab, India
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Course programme

The Guru Nanak Dev University's Faculty of Humanities and Religious Studies offers M.A. Religious Studies course to its students. The course structure for it is as follows:

Unit-I : Origin and Development of Religion
1. Religion: Definition, Nature and Scope
2. Evolutionary Theory
3. Functional Theory

Unit-II: Forms of Primitive Religion
1. Animism and Fetishism
2. Mana, Totem and Taboo
3. Myth and Magic

Unit-III: Religious Practices
1. Religious Pilgrimage
2. Religious Specialists : Shamans, Priests and Witches
3. Religious Festivals

Unit-IV: Religions of Selected World Civilizations
1. Indus Valley Civilization
2. Egyptian Civilization
3. Roman Civilization

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