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Understanding Contemporary Religious Movements and Developments - RST2603

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to promote understanding of the emergence and significance of "cuts", new religious movements (NRMs) and other contemporary religious movements and developments. Students who successfully complete this module will be able to define key concepts, explain the occurence and historical development of contemporary religious movements, their depiction in media (including South African media) and popular culture, and critically analyse their role in society.