One course. C-L: see Asian & Middle Easter Studies 295S; also C-L: African and African American Studies, International Comparative Studies 222S, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies 296S, Human Rights Program-Franklin Humanities Institute 295S, Human Rights
A historical introduction to Buddhist thought and practice, with special attention to their interrelationship in the living religion. One course.
Investigation of the historical study of Islam: historiography as a discipline, the historical study of Islam in the Western world, Muslim views of Islamic history. Required critical essays and major research paper. One course.
Cultural, religious, and ideological forces that shape Muslim responses to modernism. One course.
Selected documents of the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha examined exegetically and theologically in their relation to postexilic Judaism. One course.
The study of material and epigraphic remains as they relate to Judaism in Hellenistic-Roman times, with special emphasis on Jewish art. One course.