Religion Course Schedule

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Winter 2024

  • REL 4 (2) Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). Ackerman (Identical to JWST 4)
  • REL 7.10 (2) The Struggle for Liberation: Women, Monasticism, and Buddhism. Ohnuma
  • REL 16.05 (10) The Qur'an and the Prophet. Silkaitis (Identical to MES 17.20)
  • REL 19.38 (10A) Mythology of Otherworldly Journeys. Lanfer
  • REL 20.07 (2A) Archaeologies of Religion. Wilkinson (Identical to ANTH 50.37)
  • REL 30.01 (11) Sacred Cities: Rome. MacEvitt
  • REL 41.01 (2) Mahayana Buddhist Texts. Craig
  • REL 41.07 (10A) Buddhism, Sexuality, & Gender in Southeast Asia. Long (Identical to ASCL 51.06)
  • REL 47 (12) Buddhism in China. Feezell (Identical to ASCL 61.12)
  • REL 57.01 (3B) The End of the World. Lanfer
  • REL 60 (12) Reformations: Protestant and Catholic. Ben-Tov
  • REL 61 (10) Religion and the Civil Rights Movement. Craig (Identical to AAAS 22)
  • REL 85.01 (10A) Senior Colloquium. MacEvitt
  • REL 85.02 (10A) Senior Colloquium for Honors Program. MacEvitt

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Spring 2024

  • REL 1.12 (10A) Race and Religion. Feldman
  • REL 5 (3B) Early Christianity: The New Testament. Wright
  • REL 16.01 (10) An Introduction to Islam. Silkaitis (Identical to MES 6.02)
  • REL 16.08 (2) Shi'i Islam and Politics. Silkaitis (Identical to MES 13.14)
  • REL 17 (11) African Religions of the Americas. Rainey (Identical to AAAS 83.05)
  • REL 19.22 (6B) Gender and Judaism. Greenblatt (Identical to JWST 53 and WGSS 33.03)
  • REL 19.39 (10A) Auto/Biography Across Buddhist Traditions. Long
  • REL 20.08 (2A) Ethnography and Religion. Feldman
  • REL 43 (2) Buddhism in America. Ohnuma
  • REL 49.01 (10A) Apocalyptic Thought. Raz (Identical to ASCL 70.26)
  • REL 54 (3A) African American Religion and Culture in Jim Crow America. Craig (Identical to AAAS 22.10)
  • REL 57.06 (6A) History of Heaven. Wright (Identical to JWST 72)
  • REL 74.17 (12) Islam in Africa. Zeinstra (Identical to HIST 69 and AAAS 53)
  • REL 80.12 (2A) Religions on the Silk Road. Raz (Identical to ASCL 80.12)

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Summer 2024

  • REL 12 (2A) Religion in North America. Balmer
  • REL 20.05 (10A) What is Religion? Raz
  • REL 28.04 (3B) Gender in Islam. Ayubi (Identical to WGSS 43.06)
  • REL 57.02 (12) The Jewish Jesus. Harkins (Identical to JWST 74.01 and MES 17.08)
  • REL 63 (10A) Mormonism. Balmer

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Fall 2024

  • REL 1.05 (11) Religion and Gender. MacEvitt
  • REL 1.12 (2A) Race and Religion. Feldman
  • REL 6 (10A) Introduction to Judaism. Feldman (Identical to JWST 6)
  • REL 13 (10A) Sports, Ethics & Religion. Balmer
  • REL 14 (10) Introduction to African Religions. Baum (Identical to AAAS 18.03)
  • REL 23 (2A) Jewish Mysticism. Magid (Identical to JWST 62)
  • REL 62 (2A) Religion, Politics, and the Presidency. Balmer
  • REL 74.04 (TBA) The Black Church and Black Bodies: Race, Sexuality, and Class in Religious Culture. Allen (Identical to SOCY 49.21, WGSS 43.07, and AAAS 81.04)
  • REL 80.12 (10A) Religions on the Silk Road. Raz (Identical to ASCL 80.12)

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Winter 2025

  • REL 1.09 (11) Religion and Drugs. Wilkinson
  • REL 2.02 (12) Religions of Vietnam. Swenson
  • REL 7.10 (2) The Struggle for Liberation: Women, Monasticism, and Buddhism. Ohnuma
  • REL 11.01 (10) God and Money. Singh
  • REL 20.07 (2) Archaeologies of Religion. Wilkinson (Identical to ANTH 50.37)
  • REL 21.01 (11) Religion and Social Capital. Singh
  • REL 22 (10A) Modern Judaism. Magid (Identical to JWST 61)
  • REL 33 (11) Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Age of the Crusades. MacEvitt (Identical to HIST 91.01 and JWST 36.01)
  • REL 41.04 (11) Buddhist Meditation Theory. Seton (Identical to ASCL 70.20)
  • REL 41.08 (2) Buddhist Philosophy. Seton (Identical to ASCL 51.08 and PHIL 1.20)
  • REL 46 (10) Daoism: Transformations of Tradition. Raz (Identical to ASCL 61.11)
  • REL 49.01 (2) Apocalyptic Thought. Raz (Identical to ASCL 70.26)
  • REL 59.01 (10A) Compassion: Religion, Giving, and Care. Swenson
  • REL 85.01 (10A) Senior Colloquium. MacEvitt
  • REL 85.02 (10A) Senior Colloquium for Honors Program. MacEvitt

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Spring 2025

  • REL 1.01 (10) What Matters. Singh
  • REL 1.08 (10A) The Religion of Things. Wilkinson
  • REL 2.01 (10) Religions of Southeast Asia. Swenson (Identical to ASCL 51.05)
  • REL 16.01 (2A) An Introduction to Islam. Ayubi (Identical to MES 06.02)
  • REL 16.03 (3B) Islam in America. Ayubi (Identical to AAAS 22.50)
  • REL 19.22 (6B) Gender and Judaism. Greenblatt (Identical to JWST 53 and WGSS 33.03)
  • REL 20.01 (11) Classic Works in the Study of Religion. Singh
  • REL 20.08 (10A) Ethnography and Religion. Feldman
  • REL 37 (2A) Mountain Gods, Mummies and Messiahs: Religions of the Andes. Wilkinson
  • REL 41.07 (12) Buddhism, Sexuality, & Gender in Southeast Asia. Swenson (Identical to ASCL 51.06)
  • REL 66 (10A) Women, Religion, and Social Change in Africa. Baum (Identical to AAAS 42 and WGSS 44.03)
  • REL 69 (10) Religion and World Politics. Baum (Identical to GOVT 20.07)

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Summer 2025

  • REL 12 (2A) Religion in North America. Balmer
  • REL 13 (10A) Sports, Ethics & Religion. Balmer

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Fall 2025

  • REL 1.12 (2A) Race and Religion. Feldman
  • REL 6 (10A) Introduction to Judaism. Feldman (Identical to JWST 6)
  • REL 15 (12) Christians, Christianity, Christendom: A History. MacEvitt
  • REL 74.xy (FSP) Religion Foreign Study Program in Edinburgh, Scotland. TBA

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Winter 2026

  • REL 1.08 (10A) The Religion of Things. Wilkinson
  • REL 20.07 (2) Archaeologies of Religion. Weiner (Identical to ANTH 50.37)
  • REL 34 (11) Vikings, Celts, and Saxons: Medieval Christian Imagination of the Pagan Past. MacEvitt (Identical to HIST 91.02)
  • REL 37 (2A) Mountain Gods, Mummies and Messiahs: Religions of the Andes. Wilkinson
  • REL 85.01 (10A) Senior Colloquium. MacEvitt
  • REL 85.02 (10A) Senior Colloquium for Honors Program. MacEvitt

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Spring 2026

  • REL 1.09 (11) Religion and Drugs. Wilkinson
  • REL 3.01 (2) Indigenous Religions in the Colonial Americas. Wilkinson (Identical to ANTH 50.32)
  • REL 20.08 (10A) Ethnography and Religion. Feldman
  • REL 74.17 (10) Islam in Africa. Baum (Identical to HIST 69 and AAAS 53)
  • REL 80.10 (10A) Messengers of God: Prophetism in Historical and Comparative Perspective. Baum

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