Religion Courses

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Winter 2021

1.01: What Matters. Singh, C remote with synchronous components.
6: Introduction to Judaism. Magid and Heschel, J remote with synchronous components (Identical to JWST 6)
7.10: The Struggle for Liberation: Women, Monasticism, and Buddhism. Ohnuma, F remote with synchronous components.
15.01: Other Christs: Introduction to Eastern Christianity. MacEvitt and Griffin, J remote with synchronous components (Identical to RUSS 38.14)
19.29: (section 1)Women and Religion in Japan. Simpson, E remote with synchronous components (Identical to ASCL 61.05)
19.29: (section 2) E on-campus.
20.05: What Is Religion? Raz, C remote with synchronous components.
20.05: (section 2) C on-campus.
20.07: Archaeologies of Religion. Wilkinson, C remote with synchronous components (Identical to ANTH 50.37)
22: Modern Judaism. Magid, K, Remote with On-Campus Components (Identical to JWST 61)
49.01: Apocalyptic Thought. Raz, F remote with synchronous components.
66: Women, Religion, and Social Change in Africa. Baum, J remote with synchronous components (Identical to AAAS 42 and WGSS 44.03)
67: Religion And Imperialism. Baum, K remote with synchronous components.

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Spring 2021

1.09: Religion and Drugs. Wilkinson, C remote with synchronous components
3.01: Indigenous Religions in the Colonial Americas. Wilkinson, F remote with synchronous components (Identical to ANTH 50.32)
4: Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). Wright, J remote with synchronous components (Identical to JWST 4)
8: Introduction to Islam. Vignone, E remote with synchronous components (Identical to MES 6.02)
11: Religion and Morality. Singh, C, remote with synchronous components
19.27: Female Saints and "Feminine" Spirituality. Baker, E remote with synchronous components
19.30:
Islam And Medicine. Vignone, C remote with synchronous components (Identical to MES 9.01)
19.32 (section 1): Shinto: Foundations, Festivals, and Fox Shrines. Simpson, F remote with synchronous components (Identical to ASCL 61.07)
19.32 (section 2): Shinto: Foundations, Festivals, and Fox Shrines. Simpson, F remote with on-campus components (Identical to ASCL 61.07)
19.36: The Sacred Reign of Vladimir Putin: Religion, Culture, and the Politics of Memory. Griffin, C remote with synchronous components (Identical to RUSS 38.16)
20.02: Magic, Science, and Religion. Benor, E remote with sychronous components
33: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Age of the Crusades. MacEvitt, J remote with synchronous components (Identical to HIST 91.01 and JWST 36.01)
41.04: Buddhist Meditation Theory. Seton, F remote with synchronous components (Identical to ASCL 70.20)
41.05: Tibetan Buddhism. Seton, D remote with synchronous components (Identical to ASCL 51.04)
57.06: History of Heaven. Wright, K remote with synchronous components (Identical to JWST 72)
69: Religion and World Politics. Baum, J remote with synchronous components (Identical to GOVT 20.07)
80.06: The Creation of "Buddhism." Ohnuma, K remote with synchronous components

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Summer 2021


15.01: Other Christs: Introduction to Eastern Christianity. Griffin, time: TBA (Identical to RUSS 38.14)
16: Modern Islam. Reinhart, 2 (Identical to MES 17.09)
19.36: The Sacred Reign of Vladimir Putin: Religion, Culture, and the Politics of Memory. Griffin, time: TBA (Identical to RUSS 38.16)
29.01: Religion in the Modern World. Reinhart, 11
57.02: The Jewish Jesus. Forger, time: TBA (Identical to JWST 74.01 and MES 17.08)

Fall 2021


1.07: Getting It: Sex and Religion. MacEvitt, 11
4: Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). Ackerman, 12 (Identical to JWST 4)
6: Introduction to Judaism. Magid, time: TBA (Identical to JWST 6)
8: Introduction to Islam. Vignone, 10 (Identical to MES 6.02)
9: Hinduism. Ohnuma, F (Identical to ASCL 51.01)
11.01: God and Money. Singh, 10
14: Introduction to African Religions. Baum, 10 (Identical to AAAS 18)
19.35 Magic, Miracles, and the Prophet Muhammad. Vignone, 12
30.01: Sacred Cities: Rome. MacEvitt, 10A
40.07: Hindus and Muslims in India. Ohnuma, D
41.04: Buddhist Meditation Theory. Seton, 10A (Identical to ASCL 70.20)
41.05: Tibetan Buddhism. Seton, 2A (Identical to ASCL 51.04)
54: African American Religion and Culture in Jim Crow America. Booker, 10A (Identical to AAAS 22.10)

Winter 2022

1.08: The Religion of Things. Wilkinson, 2
7.08: Is Dartmouth a Religion? Ackerman, 10A
18: Indian Buddhism. Ohnuma, 2 (Identical to ASCL 51.03)
19.19: Religion and Technology. Singh, 10
20.07: Archaeologies of Religion. Wilkinson, 11 (Identical to ANTH 50.37)
22: Modern Judaism. Magid, time: TBA (Identical to JWST 61)
31: Sex, Celibacy, and the Problem of Purity: Asceticism and the Human Body in Late Antiquity. MacEvitt, 10 (Identical to CLST 11.06 and WGSS 43.02)
61: Religion and the Civil Rights Movement. Booker, 2 (Identical to AAAS 22)
80.11: Modern Black Spiritualities. Booker, 6A (Identical to AAAS 90.10)
85.01: Senior Colloquium. MacEvitt, 10A
85.02: Senior Colloquium for Honors Program. MacEvitt, 10A

Spring 2022

1.09: Religion and Drugs. Wilkinson, 10
20.01: Classic Works in the Study of Religion. Reinhart, 11
21.03: Religion and the Rise of Capitalism. Singh, 10
27: The Qur'an and the Prophet. Reinhart, 2
28.04: Gender in Islam. Ayubi, 10A (Identical to WGSS 43.06 and MES 19.05)
37: Mountain Gods, Mummies and Messiahs: Religions of the Andes. Wilkinson, 2A
43: Buddhism in America. Ohnuma, 2
66: Women, Religion, and Social Change in Africa. Baum, 2A (Identical to AAAS 42 and WGSS 44.03)
80.10: Messengers of God: Prophetism in Historical and Comparative Perspective. Baum, 10A

Summer 2022

  • REL 12 (10A) Religion in North America. Balmer
  • REL 21.01 (10/C) Religion and Social Capital. Singh
  • REL 29.01 (2) Religion in the Modern World. Reinhart
  • REL 64 (2A) Evangelicalism. Balmer

Fall 2022

  • REL 1.01 (10/C) What Matters. Singh
  • REL 1.06 (2) Getting Religion. Booker
  • REL 1.07 (10/C) Getting It: Sex and Religion. MacEvitt
  • REL 5 (12/E) Early Christianity: The New Testament. MacEvitt
  • REL 13 (10A) Sports, Ethics, and Religion. Balmer
  • REL 40.01 (2) Gods, Demons, and Monkeys: The Ramayana Epic of India. Ohnuma
  • REL 63 (2A) Mormonism. Balmer
  • REL 69 (10) Religion and World Politics. Baum (Identical to GOV 20.07)
  • REL 70 FSP in Edinburgh, Scotland. Ayubi
  • REL 74.17 (2) Islam in Africa. Baum (Identical to HIST 69 and AAAS 53)

Winter 2023

  • REL 7.09 (6A) Living With the Dead. Booker
  • REL 20.01 (10/C) Classic Works in the Study of Religion. Singh
  • REL 61 (2) Religion and the Civil Rights Movement. Booker (Identical to AAAS 22)
  • REL 34 (11) Christianity and Conversion in the Northern World: Vikings, Celts, and Anglo-Saxons. MacEvitt (Identical to HIST 91.02)
  • REL 42 (2) Goddesses of India. Ohnuma (Identical to WGSS 43.04)
  • REL 85.01 (10A/J) Senior Colloquium. MacEvitt
  • REL 85.02 (10A/J) Senior Colloquium for Honors Program. MacEvitt

 

Spring 2023

  • REL 18 (11) Indian Buddhism. Ohnuma (Identical to ASCL 51.03)
  • REL 21.03 (10/C) Religion and the Rise of Capitalism. Singh
  • REL 40.07 (2) Hindus and Muslims in India. Ohnuma
  • REL 67 (10A) Religion and Imperialism. Baum