Courses

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Fall 2020

1.10: Religion and Social Struggle. Singh and Sabella, C (10:20-11:25), remote with synchronous components.
1.04: Beginnings and Ends of Time. Raz, C (10:20-11:25), remote with synchronous components.
1.04: Beginnings and Ends of Time. Raz, C (10:20-11:25), remote with on-campus components.
5: Early Christianity: The New Testament. MacEvitt, F (2:35-3:40), remote with synchronous components.
12: Religion in North America. Balmer, ARRANGE, remote, entirely asynchronous.
19.19: Religion and Technology. Sabella, F (2:35-3:40), remote with synchronous components.
19.34: Disease and Desire in Medieval Islam. Vignone, C (10:20-11:25), remote with synchronous components.
19.35: Magic, Miracles, and the Prophet Muhammad. Vignone, E (1:10-2:15), remote with synchronous components.
20.06: Shamanism: The Agony and the Ecstasy. Simpson, G (4-5:50), remote with synchronous components.
20.06: Shamanism: The Agony and the Ecstasy. Simpson, G (4-5:50), ON-CAMPUS.
21.03: Religion and the Rise of Capitalism. Singh, E (1:10-2:15), remote with synchronous components.
22: Modern Judaism. Heschel, G (4-5:50), remote with synchronous components (Identical to JWST 61)
42: Goddesses of India. Ohnuma, F (2:35-3:40), remote with synchronous components. (Identical to WGSS 43.04)
46: Daoism: Transformations of Tradition. Raz, J (10:20-12:10), remote with synchronous components.
80.11: Modern Black Spiritualities. Booker, H (6:30-8:20), remote with synchronous components (Identical to AAAS 90.10)
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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, 10
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, 2
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, 11
3.01: Indigenous Religions in the Colonial Americas. Wilkinson, 2 (Identical to ANTH 50.32)
4: Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). Wright, 10A (Identical to JWST 4)
8: Introduction to Islam. Vignone, 12 (Identical to MES 6.02)
11: Religion and Morality. Singh, 10
19.27: Female Saints and "Feminine" Spirituality. Baker, 12
19.30:
Islam And Medicine. Vignone, 10 (Identical to MES 9.01)
19.36: The Sacred Reign of Vladimir Putin: Religion, Culture, and the Politics of Memory. Griffin, 2
20.02: Magic, Science, and Religion. Benor, 12
33: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Age of the Crusades. MacEvitt, 10 (Identical to HIST 91.01 and JWST 36.01)
41.04: Buddhist Meditation Theory. Seton, 2A (Identical to ASCL 70.20)
41.05: Tibetan Buddhism. Seton, 10A (Identical to ASCL 51.04)
57.06: History of Heaven. Wright, 2A
69: Religion and World Politics. Baum, 10A (Identical to GOVT 20.07)
80.06: The Creation of "Buddhism." Ohnuma, 3A

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Summer 2021


16: Modern Islam. Reinhart, 11 (Identical to MES 17.09)
19.33 Religion, Politics, and Secularism. Ralston, Edinburgh Visiting Professor, 10A
29.01: Religion in the Modern World. Reinhart, 2
29.02: Is God Back? Religion in Modern Europe. Pasieka, tba

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)
11.01: God and Money. Singh, 10
13: Sports, Ethics and Religion. Balmer, 10A
14: Introduction to African Religions. Baum, 10 (Identical to AAAS 18)
30.01: Sacred Cities: Rome. MacEvitt, 10A
32.08 Catholicism and Orthodoxy in the Americas. Balmer, 10A
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)
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)
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
80.10: Messengers of God: Prophetism in Historical and Comparative Perspective. Baum, 10A