Courses

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Spring 2019

4: Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible. Wright, 10A (Identical to JWST 4)
15: Christians, Christianity, Christendom: A History. MacEvitt, 10
19.27: Female Saints. Baker, 2
19.28: Material Religion. Mixon, 2A
20.02: Magic, Science, and Religion. Benor, 12
21.01: Religion and Social Capital. Singh, 2A (Formerly REL 74.08)
21.02: Religion and Politics in the Ancient and Medieval World. Singh, 3B (Formerly REL 74.10)
22: Modern Judaism. Magid, 10A (Identical to JWST 61)
23: Jewish Mysticism. Magid, 6B (Identical to JWST 62)
27: The Qur'an & the Prophet. Mixon, 10A
32.01: Christianity in Korea. Suh, 12 (Identical to ASCL 64.04 and HIST 78)
32.02: Into and Beyond Dante’s Inferno. Wyatt, 2A (Identical to FRIT 33.01)
32.09: Heresy & Authority. Baker, 12
33: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Age of the Crusades. MacEvitt, 2 (Identical to HIST 91.01 and JWST 36.01)
41.01: Mahayana Buddhist Texts. Ohnuma, 10
43: Buddhism in America. Ohnuma, 2
57.06: History of Heaven. Wright, 2A
60: Reformations: Protestant and Catholic. Balmer, Carroll, and Swayne, 10A
66: Women, Religion, and Social Change in Africa. Baum, 10A (Identical to AAAS 42/WGSS 44.03)
74.12: The Merchant of Venice: The Jew in the Protestant Imagination. Heschel and McKee, 2A. (Identical to JWST 70 and ENGL 55.15)
74.17: Islam in Africa. Baum, 10 (Identical to HIST 69 and AAAS 53)

Summer 2019

1.07: Getting It: Sex and Religion. MacEvitt, 11
16: Modern Islam. Reinhart, 10 (Identical to MES 17.09)
29.01: Religion in the Modern World. Reinhart, 2
34: Christianity & Conversion in the Northern World: Vikings, Celts, & Anglo-Saxons. MacEvitt, 2A (Identical to HIST 91.02)

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Fall 2019

1.01: What Matters. Sabella, 2A
1.06: Getting Religion: Encounter, Embrace, and Exchange. Booker, 11
6: Introduction to Judaism. Magid, 10 (Identical to JWST 6)
10: The Religions of China. Raz, 10 (Identical to ASCL 61.01)
11.01: God and Money. Sabella, 10A
18: Indian Buddhism. Ohnuma, 2
19.27: Female Saints and ‘Feminine’ Spirituality. Baker, 12
20.05: What is Religion? Raz, 2
23: Jewish Mysticism. Magid, 11 (Identical to JWST 62)
55: Ancient Egyptian Religion. Ackerman, 12
56: Women and the Bible. Ackerman, 10A (Identical to WGSS 43.03 and JWST 28)
62: Religion, Politics, & the Presidency. Balmer, 10A
74.07 (FSP): Ritual in Post-Modern Great Britain. Reinhart, Foreign Study Program in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Winter 2020

1.05: Religion and Gender. Ayubi, 3B
3.01: Indigenous Religions of the Americas. tba, tba
7.xx: First-Year Seminar. Booker, 6A
9: Hinduism. Ohnuma, 12 (Identical to ASCL 51.01)
14: Introduction to African Religions. Baum, 10 (Identical to AAAS 18.03)
41.04: Buddhist Meditation Theory. Seton, 10 (Identical to ASCL 61.04)
41.05: Tibetan Buddhism. Seton, 2 (formerly REL 19.21) (Identical to ASCL 61.04)
46: Daoism: Transformations of Tradition. Raz, 2
61: Religion & the Civil Rights Movement. Booker, 2 (Identical to AAAS 22)
85.01: Senior Colloquium. Raz, 10A
85.02: Senior Colloquium for Honors. Raz, 10A

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Spring 2020

1.08: The Religion of Things (tba), tba
4: Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). Wright, 10A (Identical to JWST 4)
5: Early Christianity: The New Testament. MacEvitt, 11
20.02 Magic, Science, and Religion. Benor, 12
22: Modern Judaism. Magid, 6B (Identical to JWST 61)
26: Islam in America. Ayubi, 10A
28.04: Gender in Islam. Ayubi, 2A (Identical to WGSS 43.06)
31: Sex, Celibacy, and the Problem of Purity: Asceticism and the Human Body in Late Antiquity. MacEvitt, 2 (Identical to CLST 11.06 and WGSS 43.02)
57.02: The Jewish Jesus. Forger, 12 (Identical to JWST 74.01)
57.07: The Apocalyptic Imagination. Wright, 2A
60: Reformations: Protestant and Catholic. Balmer, Carroll, and Swayne, 10A
80.10: Messengers of God. Baum, 10A

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Summer 2020

8: Introduction to Islam. Reinhart, 2 (Identical to MES 6.02)
15: Christians, Christianity, Christendom: A History. MacEvitt, 12
19.xx: Special Topics in Religion-Introductory Level. Visiting Edinburgh Professor, tba
20.01: Classic Works in the Study of Religion. Reinhart, 10
30.02: Sacred Cities: Jerusalem. MacEvitt, 2A

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Fall 2020 (TENTATIVE)

1.01: What Matters. Singh, 10
13: Sports, Ethics & Religion. Balmer, 10A
14: Introduction to African Religions. Baum, 10 (Identical to AAAS 18)
21.01: Religion and Social Capital. Singh, 12
42: Goddesses of India. Ohnuma, 2 (Identical to WGSS 43.04)
64: Evangelicalism. Balmer, 2A
74 (FSP): Foreign Study Program in Scotland: TBA. Booker

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Winter 2021 (TENTATIVE)

7.xx: First-year Seminar in Religion: TBA. Ohnuma, 2A
11: Religion and Morality. Singh, 10
33: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Age of the Crusades. MacEvitt, 2A (Identical to HIST 91.01 and JWST 36.01)
74.13: Religion and the Rise of Capitalism. Singh, 12
85.01: Senior Colloquium. MacEvitt, 10A
85.02: Senior Colloquium for Honors Program. MacEvitt, 10A

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Spring 2021 (TENTATIVE)

20.02: Magic, Science, and Religion. Benor, 12
40.01: Gods, Demons, and Monkeys: The Ramayana Epic of India. Ohnuma, 2
66: Women, Religion, and Social Change in Africa. Baum, 2A (Identical to AAAS 42 and WGSS 44.03)
67: Religion And Imperialism. Baum, 10A

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