Fall 2016

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
RELIGION 110 HINDUISM An exploration of the beliefs, ethics, everyday and ceremonial practices, philosophies, mythologies... Nagamani, Mani
RELIGION 120 BUDDHISM Introduction to Buddhist texts, beliefs, rituals, and ethics in the past and present. Instructor:... Jaffe, Richard
RELIGION 120 BUDDHISM Introduction to Buddhist texts, beliefs, rituals, and ethics in the past and present. Instructor:... Jaffe, Richard
RELIGION 145 OLD TESTAMENT/HEB BIBLE Historical, literary, ethical, and theological investigations of the ancient Near Eastern context... Brettler, Marc
RELIGION 145 OLD TESTAMENT/HEB BIBLE Historical, literary, ethical, and theological investigations of the ancient Near Eastern context... Brettler, Marc
RELIGION 155 THE NEW TESTAMENT Examination of the major books of the New Testament, covering their contents, ethical implications... Goodacre, Mark
RELIGION 155 THE NEW TESTAMENT Examination of the major books of the New Testament, covering their contents, ethical implications... Goodacre, Mark
RELIGION 190FS FOCUS SEMINARS (TOP) Topics vary from semester to semester. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Instructor: Staff Hassan, Mona
RELIGION 190FS FOCUS SEMINARS (TOP) Topics vary from semester to semester. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Instructor: Staff Hassan, Mona
RELIGION 232S PROPHECY AND PROPHETS Seminar version of Religion 232. Instructor: Peters Peters, Melvin
RELIGION 232S PROPHECY AND PROPHETS Seminar version of Religion 232. Instructor: Peters Peters, Melvin
RELIGION 245 MUSIC IN EAST ASIA East Asian musicians and their instruments, genres, performance traditions, and contexts. Study of... Kramer, Jonathan
RELIGION 245 MUSIC IN EAST ASIA East Asian musicians and their instruments, genres, performance traditions, and contexts. Study of... Kramer, Jonathan
RELIGION 268 RELIGION AND FILM A study of the relationship between motion pictures and religion. Focus on the comparative... Need, David
RELIGION 268 RELIGION AND FILM A study of the relationship between motion pictures and religion. Focus on the comparative... Need, David
RELIGION 270 BLACK GODS AND KINGS Surveys the spiritual, political and economic experience of those who worship African gods West and... Matory, J.
RELIGION 270 BLACK GODS AND KINGS Surveys the spiritual, political and economic experience of those who worship African gods West and... Matory, J.
RELIGION 279 GANDHI: IMAGE AND REFLECTION Who is Gandhi amidst the thousands of images of him? Course focuses on the writings of, and the... Prasad, Leela
RELIGION 279 GANDHI: IMAGE AND REFLECTION Who is Gandhi amidst the thousands of images of him? Course focuses on the writings of, and the... Prasad, Leela
RELIGION 283FS HISTORY AND CULTURE OF IRAN A multi-disciplinary approach to Iran and Persian culture. Covers history, religion, politics,... Safi, Omid
RELIGION 283FS HISTORY AND CULTURE OF IRAN A multi-disciplinary approach to Iran and Persian culture. Covers history, religion, politics,... Safi, Omid
RELIGION 288 ACTS OF ENGAGEMENT Whether called "service", "mission", "Seva", "loving-kindness", "tikkun olam", selfless acts done... Lohr Sapp, Christy
RELIGION 288 ACTS OF ENGAGEMENT Whether called "service", "mission", "Seva", "loving-kindness", "tikkun olam", selfless acts done... Lohr Sapp, Christy
RELIGION 323S BUDDHIST MEDITATION Buddhist paths and techniques of self-transformation in premodern and modern Buddhist cultures.... Jaffe, Richard
RELIGION 323S BUDDHIST MEDITATION Buddhist paths and techniques of self-transformation in premodern and modern Buddhist cultures.... Jaffe, Richard
RELIGION 326S LITERARY ISLAM The Quran as scripture; mystical poetry; stories of the early community; literary cultures in the... McLarney, Ellen
RELIGION 326S LITERARY ISLAM The Quran as scripture; mystical poetry; stories of the early community; literary cultures in the... McLarney, Ellen
RELIGION 330S ATHEISM AND BUDDHISM A critical examination of atheism and religions (Buddhism), with a focus on intellectual, religious... Kim, Hwansoo
RELIGION 330S ATHEISM AND BUDDHISM A critical examination of atheism and religions (Buddhism), with a focus on intellectual, religious... Kim, Hwansoo
RELIGION 353 ETHICAL ISS EARLY CHRISTIANITY Investigation of two major transitions in the early Christian movement and their impact on the... Becerra, Daniel
RELIGION 353 ETHICAL ISS EARLY CHRISTIANITY Investigation of two major transitions in the early Christian movement and their impact on the... Becerra, Daniel
RELIGION 373S ISLAM MYS:PERSO-IND/EAST Teachings, texts, and institutions of Sufism as it expanded from Iraq and Iran to India and... Kadivar, Mohsen
RELIGION 373S ISLAM MYS:PERSO-IND/EAST Teachings, texts, and institutions of Sufism as it expanded from Iraq and Iran to India and... Kadivar, Mohsen
RELIGION 384S ISLAM IN THE AMERICAS Explores how Muslim communities live and practice Islam in the American context. Examines diverse... Hassan, Mona
RELIGION 384S ISLAM IN THE AMERICAS Explores how Muslim communities live and practice Islam in the American context. Examines diverse... Hassan, Mona
RELIGION 399S TONI MORRISON Toni Morrison is a contemporary Nobel-Prize winning novelist who has written on a variety of themes... Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 399S TONI MORRISON Toni Morrison is a contemporary Nobel-Prize winning novelist who has written on a variety of themes... Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 411S NORTH KOREA Critical examination of the political and economic with social, cultural, and religious dimensions... Kim, Hwansoo
RELIGION 411S NORTH KOREA Critical examination of the political and economic with social, cultural, and religious dimensions... Kim, Hwansoo
RELIGION 620 EXEGESIS HEBREW O T A. Pentateuch B. Historical Books C. Major Prophets D. Minor Prophets E. Writings F. Proverbs G.... Brettler, Marc
RELIGION 620 EXEGESIS HEBREW O T A. Pentateuch B. Historical Books C. Major Prophets D. Minor Prophets E. Writings F. Proverbs G.... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 620 EXEGESIS HEBREW O T A. Pentateuch B. Historical Books C. Major Prophets D. Minor Prophets E. Writings F. Proverbs G.... Brettler, Marc
RELIGION 620 EXEGESIS HEBREW O T A. Pentateuch B. Historical Books C. Major Prophets D. Minor Prophets E. Writings F. Proverbs G.... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 635S JOHN'S GOSPEL Discussion and analysis of the Gospel of John with a special focus on historical-critical... Goodacre, Mark
RELIGION 635S JOHN'S GOSPEL Discussion and analysis of the Gospel of John with a special focus on historical-critical... Goodacre, Mark
RELIGION 709 THE SEPTUAGINT A study of the modern critical use of the Greek Old Testament. Instructor: Peters Peters, Melvin
RELIGION 709 THE SEPTUAGINT A study of the modern critical use of the Greek Old Testament. Instructor: Peters Peters, Melvin
RELIGION 710 READINGS IN JUDAICA Selected studies in Jewish material culture and problems in Jewish religious and intellectual... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 710 READINGS IN JUDAICA Selected studies in Jewish material culture and problems in Jewish religious and intellectual... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 767 HOW BLACKNESS THINKS Will read black feminist theory as a window onto modernity understood as a politico-theological... Carter, J.
RELIGION 767 HOW BLACKNESS THINKS Will read black feminist theory as a window onto modernity understood as a politico-theological... Carter, J.
RELIGION 768 MOST SEGREGATED HOUR The Christian church remains the most segregated institution in America. It has been nearly sixty... Cooper, Valerie
RELIGION 768 MOST SEGREGATED HOUR The Christian church remains the most segregated institution in America. It has been nearly sixty... Cooper, Valerie
RELIGION 780 XTIAN MOVEMENT: CHINA This course examines the history of Christianity in China from the beginning through the twentieth... Lian, Xi
RELIGION 780 XTIAN MOVEMENT: CHINA This course examines the history of Christianity in China from the beginning through the twentieth... Lian, Xi
RELIGION 783 THE CASE FOR EAST ASIA The modern encounter between Christianity and other religions and cultures occurred primarily in... Lian, Xi
RELIGION 783 THE CASE FOR EAST ASIA The modern encounter between Christianity and other religions and cultures occurred primarily in... Lian, Xi
RELIGION 854 SOCIAL ORG OF AMERICAN REL Addresses religion's formal and informal social organization. Examines how religion is organized,... Chaves, Mark
RELIGION 854 SOCIAL ORG OF AMERICAN REL Addresses religion's formal and informal social organization. Examines how religion is organized,... Chaves, Mark
RELIGION 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Jiménez, Alicia
RELIGION 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Jiménez, Alicia
RELIGION 911 RELIGIOUS MATERIAL CULTURE Examines prevailing theories and methods of studying objects, spaces, images, and the senses as... Morgan, David
RELIGION 911 RELIGIOUS MATERIAL CULTURE Examines prevailing theories and methods of studying objects, spaces, images, and the senses as... Morgan, David
RELIGION 912S THEORIZING RELIGION Late nineteenth- and twentieth-century theories, interpretations, and approaches to the study of... Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 912S THEORIZING RELIGION Late nineteenth- and twentieth-century theories, interpretations, and approaches to the study of... Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 935 JOHN'S GOSPEL Discussion and analysis of the Gospel of John with a special focus on historical-critical... Goodacre, Mark
RELIGION 935 JOHN'S GOSPEL Discussion and analysis of the Gospel of John with a special focus on historical-critical... Goodacre, Mark
RELIGION 947S COMPARATIVE RELIGIOUS STUDIES The course offers a general framework and methodology of comparative religious studies. It is a... Kadivar, Mohsen
RELIGION 947S COMPARATIVE RELIGIOUS STUDIES The course offers a general framework and methodology of comparative religious studies. It is a... Kadivar, Mohsen
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Chaves, Mark
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Wacker, Grant
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Chaves, Mark
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Wacker, Grant
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Peters, Melvin