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Springfield, Massachusetts


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RELI 223

Religion and Sports

In the United States, sports and religion are intertwined. This class is an exploration of the intersections, overlaps, and incongruities between religion and sports in the United States. The course begins with a brief historical overview of how religion and sports have interacted in the U.S. Then we examine several case studies that aim to help us think about how, why, and where religion and sports shape one another. During this course, students will analyze the relationship between sports and religion in the U.S.; investigate how individuals and communities interpret the role of sports in religious identities; consider how culture affects religion - and how religion affects culture

Units: 3.0