Religious Studies

Year 1:

Blok 1.

Concepts & Methods.


Blok 2.

Anthropology of religion.

Hinduism and Buddhism.


Blok 3.


Psychology and Sociology of Religion.


Blok 4.


Religion and Philosophy.

Year 2:

Blok 1

Concepts and Methods 2.

Rituals in Theory and Practice.

Blok 2

The Text Awakens.

The Sacred Image.

Blok 3

Religion, Media and Popular Culture.

Religion and Politics (the books are recommended but are not obligatory).

Blok 4

Ethics and Secularity.

Religion, Diversity and Identity.

Year 3:

Blok 1

Quranic Arabic 1.

Spirituality and Secular Religion.

Blok 2

Quranic Arabic 2.

Law and Religion.

Religion, Space and Place.

Blok 3

Lived Religion: Reading Case Studies.

Contested Humanity.

  • Biomedicine & Beatitude: An Introduction to Catholic bioethics (e-book available via UL, consider buying). Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco ISBN: 9780813218823
  • Bioethics: A Philosophical Introduction. Second edition (ebook available via UL). Stephen Holland ISBN: 9780745690605
  • “Redeeming the ‘Human’ through human rights. Talal Assad
  • ‘The Cyborg Manifesto’ in Donna Haraway, Simians, Cyborgs and Men (London: Free Association Books 1991).(available on the internet). Donna Haraway
  • The Origins of Totalitarianism. Hannah Arendt
  • Parts of Posthumanism,Cambridge: Polity Press 2014. Pramod K. Nayar

Blok 3&4

Bachelor thesis.

Ba Thesis Seminar Lived Religion.

Ba Thesis Seminar Impact of Religion.

Blok 4

Lived Religion: Academic Debates.

Cultural Impact of Religion.