Religion Course Schedule

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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


12: Religion in North America. Balmer, remote asynchronous
15.01: Other Christs: Introduction to Eastern Christianity. MacEvitt and Griffin, 10A/J, remote with synchronous components (Identical to RUSS 38.14)
16.04: Radical Islam: Jihadis, Salafīs, and Radical Reformists in the 20th and 21st Century. Reinhart, 11/D, On-Campus (Identical to MES 17.07)
19.36: The Sacred Reign of Vladimir Putin: Religion, Culture, and the Politics of Memory. Griffin, 10/C, remote with synchronous components (Identical to RUSS 38.16)
29.01: Religion in the Modern World. Reinhart, 2/F, On-Campus

Fall 2021


1.10: Women and Religion: Sisters, Seekers, Sages. Swenson, TBA
4: Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). Ackerman, 12/E (Identical to JWST 4)
6: Introduction to Judaism. Magid, time: TBA (Identical to JWST 6)
14: Introduction to African Religions. Baum, 10/C (Identical to AAAS 18)
16.01: Introduction to Islam. Vignone, 10/C (Identical to MES 6.02) Formerly known as REL 8
16.09: Magic, Miracles, and the Prophet Muhammad. Vignone, 12/E Formerly known as REL 19.35
41.04: Buddhist Meditation Theory. Seton, 10A/J (Identical to ASCL 70.20)
41.05: Tibetan Buddhism. Seton, 2A/K (Identical to ASCL 51.04)
54: African American Religion and Culture in Jim Crow America. Booker, 10A/J (Identical to AAAS 22.10)

Winter 2022

1.08: The Religion of Things. Wilkinson, 2/F
2.01: Religions of Southeast Asia. Swenson, TBA
7.08: Is Dartmouth a Religion? Ackerman, 2A/K
11.01: God and Money. Singh, 10/C
18: Indian Buddhism. Ohnuma, 2/F (Identical to ASCL 51.03)
20.07: Archaeologies of Religion. Wilkinson, 11/D (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/C (Identical to CLST 11.06 and WGSS 43.02)
61: Religion and the Civil Rights Movement. Booker, 2/F (Identical to AAAS 22)
80.11: Modern Black Spiritualities. Booker, 6A/H (Identical to AAAS 90.10)
85.01: Senior Colloquium. MacEvitt, 10A/J
85.02: Senior Colloquium for Honors Program. MacEvitt, 10A/J

Spring 2022

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

Summer 2022

  • REL 12 (10A/J) Religion in North America. Balmer
  • REL 16.04 (11/D) Radical Islam: Jihadis, Salafīs, and Radical Reformists in the 20th and 21st Century. Reinhart (pending approval)
  • REL 21.01 (10/C) Religion and Social Capital. Singh
  • REL 28.03 (tba) Muslim Feminism. Ayubi (Identical to MES MES 19.02 and WGSS 41.04)
  • REL 29.01 (2/F) Religion in the Modern World. Reinhart
  • REL 64 (2A/K) Evangelicalism. Balmer

Fall 2022

  • REL 1.01 (10/C) What Matters. Singh
  • REL 1.05 (tba) Religion and Gender. Ayubi
  • REL 1.06 (2/F) Getting Religion. Booker
  • REL 5 (11/D) Early Christianity: The New Testament. MacEvitt
  • REL 13 (10A/J) Sports, Ethics, and Religion. Balmer
  • REL 16.03 (tba) Islam in America. Ayubi (Identical to AAAS 22.50) Formerly known as REL 26
  • REL 40.01 (2/F) Gods, Demons, and Monkeys: The Ramayana Epic of India. Ohnuma
  • REL 63 (2A/K) Mormonism. Balmer
  • REL 69 (10/C) Religion and World Politics. Baum (Identical to GOV 20.07)
  • REL 74.17 (2/F) Islam in Africa. Baum (Identical to HIST 69 and AAAS 53)

Winter 2023

  • REL 1.09 (2/F) Religion and Drugs. Wilkinson
  • REL 3.01 (11/D) Indigenous Religions in the Colonial Americas. Wilkinson (Identical to ANTH 50.32)
  • REL 7.09 (6A) Living With the Dead. Booker
  • REL 10 (2/F) The Religions of China. Raz (Identical to ASCL 61.01)
  • REL 20.01 (10/C) Classic Works in the Study of Religion. Singh
  • REL 34 (11/D) Christianity and Conversion in the Northern World: Vikings, Celts, and Anglo-Saxons. MacEvitt (Identical to HIST 91.02)
  • REL 42 (2/F) Goddesses of India. Ohnuma (Identical to WGSS 43.04)
  • REL 46 (10/C) Daoism: Transformations of Tradition. Raz
  • REL 61 (2/F) Religion and the Civil Rights Movement. Booker (Identical to AAAS 22)
  • REL 85.01 (10A/J) Senior Colloquium. MacEvitt
  • REL 85.02 (10A/J) Senior Colloquium for Honors Program. MacEvitt

 

Spring 2023

  • REL 1.08 (2/F) The Religion of Things. Wilkinson
  • REL 20.07 (11/D) Archaeologies of Religion. Wilkinson (Identical to ANTH 50.37)
  • REL 21.03 (10/C) Religion and the Rise of Capitalism. Singh
  • REL 40.07 (2/F) Hindus and Muslims in India. Ohnuma
  • REL 67 (10A/J) Religion and Imperialism. Baum
  • REL 48 (2A/K) Body and Sex in Chinese Religions. Raz (Identical to WGSS 43.05)
  • REL 80.xy (10A/J) Silk Road Religions. Raz