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Links to Readings and Handouts are listed below by topic:

Jan 17 -- Introductory Material
 Journal Pages    "Show and Tell."    
                Readings:   Who Goes To Church?  News Summary    Full Research Article

Week of January 22 -- Theory    
                Readings:  The Sociolological Imagination     
                                   Seeking Moral Community    

Week of January 29 -- Methods  
                Readings:  Chaves & Higgins 1992           
                                   Ferraro & Koch 1994              
                                   Koch 2008           

             Handouts:  Basic Research Question   
                                   Annotated Bibliography Directions & Example 

               Resources: ASA Style Guidelines:   Quick Tips    Full Meal Deal

                                   The ARDA  (Mass quantities of data and other goodies).

Week of February 5: -- Religion and Solidarity
                 Readings: Elementary Forms (Intro & Ch 1)  
                                   Function of Funerals                                  

Week of February 12:  Religion and Oppression
                 Readings: Religion and Child Abuse
                                   Religion and Partner Violence

Week of February 19:  Religion as Symbolic Interaction
                 Readings: Gay Evangelical
                                   Koch & Beckley 2006             

                                   Protestant Ethic & Religious Tattoo

                  In Class:  The Picture   Liturgies    Dr. Koch's Liturgies
                                   Folk Art    Religious Tattoos 

Week of February 26:  Prayer and Healing
                 Guests:    Dr. Ron Cook, D.O.  Chair, UMC Family Practice
                                  Dr. Frank Babb, M.D.  Professor, UMC Family Practice
                 Readings: Prayer Research Review
                                   Types of Prayer
                                   In Vitro
                      News:   Prayer & Meditation    Prayer and AA

Week of March 5: Religion and Health
                 Readings: Does Religion Influence Adult Health?
                                   Paging Dr. Gupta
                                   Doctors' Views

Week of March 12:  Spring Break

Subsequent materials TBA.