This is a combination of several assignments including an analytical paper in which students are asked to compare and contrast arguments from readings. Additionally a separate assignment revolves around visiting a Special Collections whereby students will identify an item relating to New Thought or New Age, examine it both physically and materially and write a short descriptive paper. The second section of this assignment requires that the student travel to a worship service and observe the service and it’s characteristics such as demographics, topics covered, and general ambience. The final assignment addressed in this course is about a particular new religion and how the media has covered it.
San Diego State UniversityInstitution
Public College or University Institution Type
Assignment Resource Type
Undergraduate Course Class Type
2014 Date Published
Religious Studies, Sociology Discipline
New Religious Movements, Other Christianities Religous Tradition