Courses

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Fall 2019

1.01: What Matters. Sabella, 2A
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 (Identical to ASCL 51.03)
19.29: Women and Religion in Japan. Simpson, 12 (Identical to ASCL 61.05)
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 Gret Britain. Reinhart, Foreign Study Program in Edinburgh, Scotland

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Winter 2020


3.01: Indigenous Religions of the Americas. Wilkinson, 12
7.xx: First-Year Seminar: Talking to the Dead. Booker, 6A
8: Introduction to Islam. Vignone, 12 (Identical to MES 6.02)
9: Hinduism. Ohnuma, 12 (Identical to ASCL 51.01)
14: Introduction to African Religions. Baum, 10 (Identical to AAAS 18.03)
19.21: Tibetan Buddhism. Seton, 10 (to be re-numbered to become REL 41.05; identical to ASCL 51.04))
19.30: Islam and Medicine. Vignone, 10 (Identical to MES 9.01)
19.31: Religions of Japan. Simpson, 2
41.04: Buddhist Meditation Theory. Seton, 11 (Identical to ASCL 70.20)
47: Buddhism in China. Raz, 9
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

1.02: Contemporary Religion. Sabella, 10A
1.08: The Religion of Things. Wilkinson, 10
4: Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). Wright, 10A (Identical to JWST 4)
5: Early Christianity: The New Testament. MacEvitt, 11
19.19: Religion and Technology. Sabella, 2A
19.32: Shinto: Foundations, Festivals, & Fox Shrines. Simpson, 10
20.02 Magic, Science, and Religion. Benor, 12
22: Modern Judaism. Heschel & Magid, 6B (Identical to JWST 61)
26: Islam in America. Ayubi, 10A
28.04: Gender in Islam. Ayubi, 2A (Identical to WGSS 43.06 and MES 19.05)
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)
54: African American Religion & Culture in Jim Crow America. Booker, TBD (Identical to AAAS 80.08)
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)
5: Early Christianity: The New Testament. MacEvitt, 11
12: Religion in North America. Balmer, 10A
19.xx: Special Topics in Religion-Introductory Level. Visiting Edinburgh Professor, tba
20.01: Classic Works in the Study of Religion. Reinhart, 10
28.03: Muslim Feminism. Aybi, 2A (Identical to WGSS 41.04)
33: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Age of the Crusades. MacEvitt, 10A (Identical to HIST 91.01 and JWST 36.01)

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Fall 2020 (TENTATIVE)

1.01: What Matters. Singh, 10
13: Sports, Ethics & Religion. Balmer, 10A
21.01: Religion and Social Capital. Singh, 12
34 (FSP): Christianity and Conversion in the Northern World: Vikings, Celts, and Anglo-Saxons. MacEvitt, Foreign Study Program in Edinburgh, Scotland
42: Goddesses of India. Ohnuma, 2 (Identical to WGSS 43.04)
64: Evangelicalism. Balmer, 2A
80.04: Sacred Time. Raz. 10A

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Winter 2021 (TENTATIVE)

7.xx: First-year Seminar in Religion: TBA. Ohnuma, 2A
11: Religion and Morality. Singh, 10
14: Introduction to African Religions. Baum, 10 (Identical to AAAS 18)
74.13: Religion and the Rise of Capitalism. Singh, 12
85.01: Senior Colloquium. Baum, 10A
85.02: Senior Colloquium for Honors Program. Baum, 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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