Fall 2019

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
RELIGION 155 THE NEW TESTAMENT Examination of the major books of the New Testament, covering their contents, ethical implications... Robinson, Laura
RELIGION 175 RELIGIONS OF ASIA Problems and methods in the study of religion, followed by a survey of the historical development,... Ligo, Seth
RELIGION 181 SILK ROADS AND CHINA The Silk Roads are the oldest and longest routes of cultural communication and economic exchange... Mazumdar, Sucheta
RELIGION 190FS FOCUS SEMINARS (TOP) Topics vary from semester to semester. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Instructor: Staff Winters, Joseph
RELIGION 190FS FOCUS SEMINARS (TOP) Topics vary from semester to semester. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Instructor: Staff Hacohen, Malachi
RELIGION 213S SHAMANISM & SPIRIT POSESSION Anthropological, psychological, and Religious Studies approaches to cross-cultural study of spirit... Freeman, John
RELIGION 237 RELIGION IN AMER LIFE A historical survey, with emphasis on the ways that religious experiences, beliefs, and traditions... Coates, Andrew
RELIGION 241 DANCE/DANCE THEATER OF ASIA Asian dance and dance theater performance genres and the cultural aesthetics that inform them.... Shah, Purnima
RELIGION 247 T'AI CHI AND CHINESE THOUGHT The philosophy, cosmology, and other aspects of traditional Chinese thought embodied in the martial... Need, David
RELIGION 266S HARRY POTTER AND RELIGION This course explores the response of many Christians to the Harry Potter book series. Some... Carneiro, Larissa
RELIGION 268 RELIGION AND FILM A study of the relationship between motion pictures and religion. Focus on the comparative... Coates, Andrew
RELIGION 278S EPICS OF INDIA Wide variety of epics across linguistic, geographical, and community orientations. Moral... Prasad, Leela
RELIGION 290S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of Religion 290. Instructor: Staff Juskus, Ryan
RELIGION 301D RELIGION RESTRICTIONS VIOLENCE An examination of the historical roots and current manifestations of religiously-justified violence... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 301D RELIGION RESTRICTIONS VIOLENCE An examination of the historical roots and current manifestations of religiously-justified violence... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 301D RELIGION RESTRICTIONS VIOLENCE An examination of the historical roots and current manifestations of religiously-justified violence... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 301D RELIGION RESTRICTIONS VIOLENCE An examination of the historical roots and current manifestations of religiously-justified violence... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 301D RELIGION RESTRICTIONS VIOLENCE An examination of the historical roots and current manifestations of religiously-justified violence... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 321S BUDDHIST ETHICS Survey of various Buddhist understandings of ethics, both classical and contemporary. How different... Need, David
RELIGION 342 THE HOLOCAUST Antisemitism and the Jewish question in Central Europe, the development of Nazi policy, the Final... Duffy, Eve
RELIGION 367 WOMEN/SEXUALITY XTIAN TRAD Christian scripture, literature, and art abounds with female figures. From the Virgin Mary to... Knust, Jennifer
RELIGION 375 ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION I First part of two-course sequence providing an extensive survey of Muslim peoples and institutions... Hassan, Mona
RELIGION 378S ISLAM IN ASIA Focus on the northern tier of Muslim-inhabited lands. The early spread of Islam among continental... Tuna, Mustafa
RELIGION 503S MOMENTS IN BLACK THEORY The time for black (radical) theory is now! This course introduces students to a series of thinkers... Makhulu, Anne-Maria
RELIGION 630-11 EX GRK N T: SYNOP GOSPEL Concentration on the "classical" methods of studying the first three gospels: source criticism,... Goodacre, Mark
RELIGION 690S SPECIAL TOPICS Subject varies from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Mignolo, Walter
RELIGION 700 EAST ASIAN STUDIES CORE COURSE A graduate-level introduction to the study of East Asia. Students will survey a variety of... Jaffe, Richard
RELIGION 768 SEGREGATED SUNDAYS The Christian church remains the most segregated institution in America. It has been nearly sixty... Cooper, Valerie
RELIGION 771S ISLAM, MEDICINE, & HEALING This course explores the intersections of religion and medicine in multiple Muslim contexts.... Hassan, Mona
RELIGION 782 THE NEXT CHRISTENDOM In 1900, 80 percent of the world's Christians were in Europe and North America. One hundred years... Lian, Xi
RELIGION 783 XTY OTHER REL. CULTURES The modern encounter between Christianity and other religions and cultures occurred primarily in... Lian, Xi
RELIGION 854S SOCIAL ORG OF AMERICAN REL Addresses religion's formal and informal social organization. Examines how religion is organized,... Chaves, Mark
RELIGION 889 RELIGION RESTRICTIONS VIOLENCE An examination of the historical roots and current manifestations of religiously-justified violence... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 889 RELIGION RESTRICTIONS VIOLENCE An examination of the historical roots and current manifestations of religiously-justified violence... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 889 RELIGION RESTRICTIONS VIOLENCE An examination of the historical roots and current manifestations of religiously-justified violence... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 889 RELIGION RESTRICTIONS VIOLENCE An examination of the historical roots and current manifestations of religiously-justified violence... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 889 RELIGION RESTRICTIONS VIOLENCE An examination of the historical roots and current manifestations of religiously-justified violence... Lieber, Laura
RELIGION 912S THEORIZING RELIGION Late nineteenth- and twentieth-century theories, interpretations, and approaches to the study of... Prasad, Leela
RELIGION 930 DEATH AND DYING IN LATE ANT Death, in antiquity as in the present era, sat at the intersection of a wide range of discourses.... Knust, Jennifer
RELIGION 934 SYNOPTIC GOSPELS IN GREEK Critical, historical approach to the Synoptic Gospels, with a special focus on the Synoptic Problem... Goodacre, Mark
RELIGION 996S TEACHING IN RELIGION Course specifically designed for students in Graduate Program in Religion. Offers students chance... Staff, Departmental