Welcome to the Religion and Popular Culture Course Page
This course focuses on the portrayal and treatment of religion in popular culture, and examines some of the ways that religious and mythic themes are expressed in television shows, films, and other pop culture venues. Television shows studied in the course have included The Simpsons, South Park, Star Trek, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer; films studied have included the Star Wars Saga, The Lord of the Rings Saga, The Chronicles of Narnia, and the Harry Potter films (and novels). Course content is subject to change.

Click here to download a copy of the Religion and Popular Culture (Religious Studies 2812) course syllabus in .pdf format.

Click here to download a copy of thee Peer Evaluation Guidelines for Rels 2812 Websites in .pdf format


Click below to visit Student-designed websites on Religion and Pop Culture topics!




Please visit our D2L course page for the assigned readings, dropbox for submitting assignments, etc. Our D2L page can be reached at https://online.mun.ca/d2l/home