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Consult the online Bulletin for the official list of courses.

Courses


Courses of Instruction

REL 97a Senior Essay
REL 97b Senior Essay
REL 98a Independent Study
REL 98b Independent Study
REL 107a Introduction to World Religions
REL 121a Mysticism and the Moral Life
REL 131b The Dynamics of Religious Experience
REL 151a The Buddha: His Life and Teachings
REL 161a Chinese Religion and Thought: Understanding Confucianism and Daoism (Taoism)
REL/SAS 152a Introduction to Hinduism

Traditions Courses

The following courses are approved for the program. Not all are given in any one year. Please consult the Schedule of Classes each semester.

ANTH 80a Anthropology of Religion
CLAS 170a Classical Mythology
HIST 181a Seminar on Traditional Chinese Thought
HUM 10a Western Canon
IMES 140a Islam: Civilizations and Institutions
NEJS 3a Introduction to Judaism, Christianity and Islam
NEJS 5a Foundational Course in Judaic Studies
NEJS 9a The World of the Ancient Near East
NEJS 111a The Hebrew Bible / Old Testament
NEJS 114b Ritual and Magic in the Bible
NEJS 116a Ancient Near Eastern Religion and Mythology
NEJS 128a Introduction to Christianity
NEJS 130a The New Testament: A Historical Introduction
NEJS 153a Hasidism and a Religious and Social Movement
NEJS 186a Introduction to the Qur'an
NEJS 187b Shi'ism and Political Protest in the Middle East
NEJS 198b Modern Islamic Thought: The 18th Century Through the Contemporary Era
REL 151a The Buddha: His Life and Teachings
REL 161a Chinese Religion and Thought: Understanding Confucianism and Daoism (Taoism)
REL/SAS 152a Introduction to Hinduism

Elective Courses

The following courses are approved for the program. Not all are given in any one year. Please consult the Schedule of Classes each semester.
AAAS 81b Religion in African-American History
AMST 167b The Cultural Work of Religion in America
AMST 168b American Religious History
ANTH 105a Myth and Ritual
ANTH 164a Medicine and Religion
CLAS 135a The Silk Road
CLAS 186a Korean art and archaeology
CLAS 190b Ancient Mysteries, Cults, and Myths
COML 179a Life Stories, Spiritual and Profane
ENG 38b Race, Region, & Religion in 20th Century South
ENG 78b Modernism, Atheism, God
Eng 108a Literature and Heresy
FA 13b Buddhist Art
FA 15b Arts of the Ming Dynasty
FA 39b Islamic Art and Architecture
FA 40a The Gift of the Nile
FA 42b The Age of Cathedrals
FA 45a St. Peter's and the Vatican
FA 171b Buddhist Art
FECS 147a Jewish Identities in France Since 1945
FREN 147a Jewish Identities in France Since 1945
HIST 110b The Civilization of the High and Late Middle Ages
HIST 123b Reformation Europe (1400-1600)
HIST 126a Early Modern Europe (1500-1700)
HIST 148a Religion and Society in Modern Russia
HIST 152b Salem, 1692
HIST 206b Twentieth-Century Christianity: Secularization and Globalization
IECS 104a Dante's "Divine Comedy"
LAT 125a Medieval Latin
NEJS 29a Feminist Sexual Ethics within Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
NEJS 112a The Book of Genesis
NEJS 115a The Book of Deuteronomy
NEJS 115b Women and the Bible
NEJS 122a Magic and Witchcraft in the Ancient Near East
NEJS 127b The Jewish Liturgy
NEJS 144a Jews in the World of Islam
NEJS 148b Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Jews and Christians: Sources and Interpretations
NEJS 153b Abraham Joshua Heschel: Spirituality and Action
NEJS 159a Modern Jewish Philanthropy
NEJS 162a American Judaism
NEJS 163a Jewish-Christian Relations in America
NEJS 163b Half-Jews, Queer Jews, and Bu-Jews: Mapping Jewish Identities in America
NEJS 164a Judaism Confronts America
NEJS 164b The Sociology of the American Jewish Community
NEJS 166b Who Is a Jew? Identity, Conversion and Citizenship
NEJS 175b Responses to the Holocaust in Literature
NEJS 178b Masculinity and Femininity
NEJS 190b Islamic Philosophy
NEJS 191a Introduction to Islamic Theology
NEJS 191b Messianism and the State of Israel
NEJS 194b Sufi Teachings
NEJS 196a Marriage, Divorce and Sexual Ethics in Islamic Law
PHIL 24a Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 146a Idea of God
PHIL 178b Major Figures in the Christian Faith
POL 145b The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in the West
REL 131b The Dynamics of Religious Experience
SOC 128a Religion and Globalization
SOC 129a Sociology of Religion
WMGS 120b Women and Gender in Religion