Courses

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Winter 2019

5: Early Christianity: The New Testament. Baker, 12
7.08: First-Year Seminar: Is Dartmouth a Religion? Ackerman, 10A
8: Introduction to Islam. Mixon, 10 (Identical to MES 6.02)
13: Sports, Ethics, and Religion. Balmer, 10A (Formerly REL 65)
19.22: Gender & Judaism. Greenblatt, 2A (Identical to JWST 53 and WGSS 33.03)
28.04: Gender in Islam. Mixon, 12 (Identical to WGSS 43.06)
30.01: Sacred Cities: Rome. MacEvitt, 11
31: Sex, Celibacy, and the Problem of Purity: Asceticism and the Human Body in Late Antiquity. MacEvitt, 12 (Identical to WGSS 43.02 and CLST 11.06)
32.06: Jewish Views of Christianity. Magid, 10A (Identical to JWST 36.02, HIST 94.11)
41.03: Women, Monasticism, & Buddhism. Ohnuma, 2 (Identical to WGSS 44.07)
41.04: Buddhist Meditation Theory. Seton, 10
50: Talking to the Dead. Booker, 6A
61: Religion and the Civil Rights Movement. Booker, 11 (Identical to AAAS 22)
69: Religion and World Politics. Baum, 10 (Identical to GOV 20.07)
85.01: Senior Colloquium. Raz, 10A
85.02: Senior Colloquium for Honors Program. Raz, 10A

Spring 2019

4: Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible. Wright, 10A (Identical to JWST 4)
15: Christians, Christianity, Christendom: A History. MacEvitt, 10
19.03: Re-Thinking the Divine. Graver, 10A (Identical to CLST 10.01)
19.14: Cosmos, Justice & Evil. Benor, 2A
19.27: Female Saints. Baker, 2
19.28: Material Religion. Mixon, 2A
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
32.02: Dante's "Divine" Comedy. Hooper, tba. (Identical to FRIT 33.01)
32.09: Heresy & Authority. Baker, 12
33: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Age of the Crusades. MacEvitt, 2A
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)
74.16: Revolutionary Imagination. McTighe, 2A (Identical to AAAS 65.01)

Summer 2019

1.xx: The Problem with Demons. MacEvitt, 11
8: Introduction to Islam. Reinhart, 2 (Identical to MES 6.02)
19.xx: Special Topics in Religion - Introductory Level: Topic TBD. Edinburgh Visiting Professor, tbd
20.01: Classic Works in the Study of Religion. Reinhart, 10
34: Christianity & Conversion in the Northern World: Vikings, Celts, & Anglo-Saxons. MacEvitt, 2A

Fall 2019

1.xx: Getting Religion: Encounter, Embrace, and Exchange. Booker, tba
10: The Religions of China. Raz, 10 (Identical to ASCL 61.01)
18: Indian Buddhism. Ohnuma, 10
20.05: What is Religion? Raz, 2
55: Ancient Egyption Religion. Ackerman, 12
56: Women and the Bible. Ackerman, 10A (Identical to WGSS 43.03 and JWST 28)
60: Reformations: Protestant and Catholic. Balmer, Carroll, and Swayne, 2A
62: Religion, Politics, & the Presidency. Balmer, 10A
74.xx: TBA. Foreign Exchange Program in Edinburgh, Scotland. Heschel, FSP
80.xx: Prophets in Comparative Perspectives. Baum, 2A

Winter 2020

1.05: Religion and Gender. Ayubi, tba
7.xx: First-Year Seminar. Booker, tba
9: Hinduism. Ohnuma, 10 (Identical to ASCL 51.01)
46: Daoism: Transformations of Tradition. Raz, 2
61: Religion & the Civil Rights Movement. Booker, 11 (Identical to AAAS 22)
80.xx: Prophets in Comparative Perspectives. Baum, 2A
85.01: Senior Colloquium. Raz, 10A
85.02: Senior Colloquium for Honors. Raz, 10A

Spring 2020

4: Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). Wright, tba (Identical to JWST 4)
5: Early Christianity: The New Testament. MacEvitt, 11
14: Introduction to African Religions. Baum, 10 (Identical to AAAS 18)
19.14: Cosmos, Justice, & Evil. Benor, 2A
26: Islam in America. Ayubi, 10A
28.04: Gender in Islam. Ayubi, 2A (Identical to WGSS 43.06)
29.02: Religion in Modern Europe. Pasieka, tba
31: Sex, Celibacy, and the Problem of Purity: Asceticism and the Human Body in Late Antiquity. MacEvitt, 2A (Identical to CLST 11.06 and WGSS 43.02)
41.02: Buddhism & Film. Seton, tba (Identical to FILM 47.22)
57.02: The Jewish Jesus. Forger, tba (Identical to JWST 74.01)
57.07: The Apocalyptic Imagination. Wright, tba
67: Religion & Imperialism. Baum, 10A