Spring 2017

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
RELIGION 101 INTRO TO RELIGIOUS STUDIES Introduction to leading themes and concepts in the study of religions from the ancient world to the... Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 145 OLD TESTAMENT/HEB BIBLE Historical, literary, ethical, and theological investigations of the ancient Near Eastern context... Peters, Melvin
RELIGION 201 SPIKE LEE/QUENTIN TARANTINO In this course we will examine and juxtapose the films of Spike Lee and Quentin Tarantino. Paying... Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 211S RELIGION AND CULTURE IN KOREA Introduction to Shamanism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Christianity, and new religions in Korea... Kim, Hwansoo
RELIGION 213S SHAMANISM & SPIRIT POSESSION Anthropological, psychological, and Religious Studies approaches to cross-cultural study of spirit... Freeman, John
RELIGION 214S ANDALUSIA Intersection of cultures, religions, languages, and peoples through history, architecture, poetry,... McLarney, Ellen
RELIGION 215 GREEK AND ROMAN RELIGION Topics in Greek and Roman religion from the Bronze Age through the rise of Christianity, based on... González, José
RELIGION 240SL W AFR ROOTHOLDS IN DANCE Lecture and dance laboratory exploring three West African traditional dance forms and their... Vinesett, Ava
RELIGION 240SL W AFR ROOTHOLDS IN DANCE Lecture and dance laboratory exploring three West African traditional dance forms and their... Johnson, Medina
RELIGION 240SL W AFR ROOTHOLDS IN DANCE Lecture and dance laboratory exploring three West African traditional dance forms and their... Vinesett, Richard James
RELIGION 242 KUNDALINI YOGA AND SIKH DHARMA Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and meditation and yogic lifestyle as taught by Yogi Bhajan through... Khalsa, Keval
RELIGION 242 KUNDALINI YOGA AND SIKH DHARMA Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and meditation and yogic lifestyle as taught by Yogi Bhajan through... Khalsa, Keval
RELIGION 250 ART AND CHRISTIANITY Morgan, David
RELIGION 261 MED CHRISTIANITY IN FILM/FICTN Exploration of modern popular fictional representations of Christianity in the Middle Ages,... DuBois, Katharine
RELIGION 263 MYSTICAL LITERATURE Explore... Shakhly, Abdul Sattar
RELIGION 271 SEX/GENDER IN THE HEBREW BIBLE Women in ancient Israel, early Christianity, and early Judaism in their contexts in the Near... Brettler, Marc
RELIGION 276 RELIGION AND RACE Discussion of various ways in which "race" has been defined and constructed in recent centuries... Peters, Melvin
RELIGION 278S EPICS OF INDIA Wide variety of epics across linguistic, geographical, and community orientations. Moral... Prasad, Leela
RELIGION 279 GANDHI: IMAGE AND REFLECTION Amidst exuberant image production, how might we read Gandhi himself today? Study of Gandhi in the... Prasad, Leela
RELIGION 281 BEAT GENERATION SPIRITUALITY Places Beat Generation spirituality in its contexts by study of sources and texts that influenced... Need, David
RELIGION 290S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of Religion 290. Instructor: Staff Carneiro, Larissa
RELIGION 290S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of Religion 290. Instructor: Staff Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 290S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of Religion 290. Instructor: Staff Carneiro, Larissa
RELIGION 295S BLACK MUSLIMS The intersection of African, American, European, and Islamic cultures studied through the cultural... McLarney, Ellen
RELIGION 320S MODERN BUDDHISM An examination of Buddhism in Asia, Europe, and the United States from the mid-nineteenth century... Jaffe, Richard
RELIGION 327S TIBETAN BUDDHISM Introduces students to history, practice, culture, and ethics of Tibetan Buddhism; contents include... Need, David
RELIGION 328 BUDDHISM AND SEXUALITY Critical examination of the relation of religion and sexuality with special attention to Buddhism.... Kim, Hwansoo
RELIGION 342 THE HOLOCAUST Antisemitism and the Jewish question in Central Europe, the development of Nazi policy, the Final... Duffy, Eve
RELIGION 350S NON-CANONICAL GOSPELS Historical-critical study of early non-canonical Christian Gospels, with special reference to the... Goodacre, Mark
RELIGION 352 LIFE AND LETTERS OF PAUL Paul's biography and character, the social and physical circumstances of his work, his thought, and... Goodacre, Mark
RELIGION 367 WOMEN/SEXUALITY XTIAN TRAD Christian scripture, literature, and art abounds with female figures. From the Virgin Mary to... Walsh, Erin
RELIGION 375 ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION I First part of two-course sequence providing an extensive survey of Muslim peoples and institutions... Hassan, Mona
RELIGION 375 ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION I First part of two-course sequence providing an extensive survey of Muslim peoples and institutions... Hassan, Mona
RELIGION 381 RUMI: MYSTICISM AND POETRY Rumi, the iconic poet of Persian Islamic tradition; course examines his writings, context, and... Safi, Omid
RELIGION 519S ANDALUSIA Intersection of cultures, religions, languages, and peoples through history, architecture, poetry,... McLarney, Ellen
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 777 GANDHI'S MODERNITY How did Gandhi engage modernity? This course offers a view of Gandhi as a passionate critic of... Prasad, Leela
RELIGION 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Brettler, Marc
RELIGION 916 JAPANESE RELIGIONS An In-depth examination of selected topics in the study of Japanese religions. Advanced Japanese or... Jaffe, Richard
RELIGION 952S SEMINAR IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY This seminar is intended for students in the PhD and ThD programs. It will provide a close... Smith, J. Warren
RELIGION 996S TEACHING IN RELIGION Course specifically designed for students in Graduate Program in Religion. Offers students chance... Rowe, Kavin
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Winters II, Joseph
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Hassan, Mona
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff DuBois, Katharine
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Kim, Hwansoo
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Hassan, Mona
RELIGION 999 SPECIAL READINGS Instructor: Staff Hassan, Mona