Jason R. Suárez | Instructor of History
El Camino College | 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance CA 90506 | (310) 532-3670

Religion and Human Evolution

Objectives 1. Explain the course of human evolution. 2. Explain the relationship between extensification and religion. 3. Explain what gave rise to religion in the Paleolithic Era. 4. Identify the earliest forms of religion that appeared in human history. Required Assignments Review PowerPoint presentation Religion and Human Evolution James W. Laine, Meta-Religion: Religion and Power in World History, Chapter 1 - Alexander and Ashoka Discussion: The Factors that Facilitate and Stimulate Religion Primary Source Analysis: Reflective Thinking and Religion | Complete a Primary Source Analysis Log for this reading Article Analysis: Upper Paleolithic Venus Figurines and Interpretations of Prehistoric Gender Representations  Kaylea Vandewettering | Complete a Reading Analysis Log for this reading