Paper assignment on definition of religion due on Wednesday Aug 28.

Paper assignment on definition of religion due on Wednesday Aug 28.

Write a three- to four-page essay that explores Nongbri’s claim that religion is, in some sense, a modern invention. As you know, he argues that religion is a concept or domain of human activity that may well be incomprehensible to people outside the modern West. Evaluate the case that he makes and what you see as its most significant implications [intellectual, social, political, or “religious”(!)]. Your paper should written according to the conventions of academic writing.