Course Archive

2012-2013
Fall 2012 | Winter 2013 | Spring 2013

2011-2012
Fall 2011 | Winter 2012 | Spring 2012

2010-2011
Fall 2010 | Winter 2011 | Spring 2011

Fall 2012

course descriptions

Course #

Course Title

Instructor

Date/Time

REL 101 Religion and philosophy in film:
the Works of Woody Allen
Molina T 2:00-3:20pm
TH 2:00-4:50pm
REL 170 Religion in Human Experience Kieckhefer MWF
1:00-1:50pm
REL 230 Introduction to Judaism Wimpfheimer MWF
1:00-1:50pm
REL 240 Introduction to Christianity Traina MWF
9:00-9:50am
REL 250 Introduction to Islam Ingram MW
12:30-1:50pm
REL 333 Judaism and the Modern World Gordan TTH
3:30-4:50pm
REL 339 /
HUM 302
New Perspectives in the Humanities Wimpfheimer TTH
1:00-2:20pm
ART HISTORY 340-1 Catholic Studies Minor:
Baroque Art: Italy and Spain
Jesús Escobar TTH
11:00-12:20pm
REL 369 Topics in American Religion Johnson TTH
11:00-12:20pm
REL 374 Contemporary Religious Thought:
Peace and Religion
Moser TTH
3:30-4:50pm
REL 384 Soundings of Catholic Traditions Molina F
11:00-2:00pm
REL 396-1 Senior Seminar Bond T
3:30-5:00pm
REL 462 Storying American Religion Taylor W
1-3:30pm
REL 481-1 Theory and Method of Religion Traina TH
2:00-5:00pm

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Winter 2013

course descriptions

Course #

Course Title

Instructor

Date/Time

REL 200 Introduction to Hinduism  Terrone MW
12:30-1:50pm
REL 220 Introduction to HebrewBible Balberg TTH
11:00-12:20pm
REL 319 Topics in Buddhism Terrone TTH
12:30-1:50pm
REL 332 Modern Jewish Thought Sufrin MW
9:30-10:50am
REL 333 Judaism and the Modern World Gordan MW
2:00-3:20pm
REL 333 From Diaspora Body to Zionist Englander TTH
3:30-4:50pm
REL 349 Topics in Christianity Jencks MW
11:00-12:20pm
REL 359 Topics in Islam Thurston TTH
9:30-10:50am
REL 369 Topics in American Religion: American Evangelicalism Wolfe W
1:00-3:30pm
REL 371 Religion and Film Vaux TH
3:00-6:00pm
REL 374 Peace and Religion Mortensen MW
3:30-4:50pm
REL 379 Topics in Comparative Religion Molina TTH
2:00-3:20pm
REL 396-2 Senior Seminar Bond T
3:30-6:00pm
REL 481-2 Contemporary Theory Molina T
10:00-1:00pm
REL 482 Themes in Comparative Religion Balberg TH
2:00-5:00pm

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Spring 2013

course descriptions

Course #

Course Title

Instructor

Date/Time

REL 101 Freshman Seminar:
The Seven Deadly Sins 
Balberg T 9:30-10:50am
TH 9:30-11:30am
REL 210 Introduction to Buddhism Terrone MW
9:30-10:50am
REL 221 Introduction to New Testament Kieckhefer MWF
9:00-9:50am
REL 265 Contemporary American Religious History Clites TTH
11:00-12:20am
PHIL 266 Philosophy of Religion Seeskin MWF
11:00-11:50am
REL 309 Topics in Hinduism Doniger M
11:00-2:00pm
REL 318 Topics in East Asian Religions: Religion and Politics in the People's Republic of China Terrone MW
3:30-4:50pm
REL 330 Varieties of Ancient Judaism:
Rewriting the Bible
Balberg TTH
2:00-3:20pm
REL 332 Jews and Sports in the Modern World Gordan MW
2:00-3:20pm
REL 333 Religion and Literature Sufrin TTH
9:30-10:50am

REL 339 /

GNDR_ST 390

Gender Theory and Jewish Life Englander TTH
3:30-4:50pm
REL 350 The Qur'an: Text and Context Ingram TTH
12:30-1:50pm

REL 369 /

AMER_ST 310

Topics in Amercan Religion: American Teenage Rites of Passage Taylor TH
2-4:30pm

REL 373 /

GBL_HLTH 390

Religion and Bioethics: Critical Moral Issues in Medicine, Science and Policy Zoloth / Traina MW
11-12:20pm
REL 395 Theory and Method of Religion Taylor T
2-4:30pm
REL 462 Empire, Modernity, and American Religions Johnson TH
2-5:00pm
REL 471 Studies in Histories of Religion Kieckhefer M
2-5:00pm

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Fall 2011

Undergraduate Courses
101 Philosophy and Religion: The Works of Woody Allen - TTH's – Molina
221 Intro to New Testament - MWF 2-2:50pm –Kieckhefer
220 Intro to Hebrew Bible - TTH 11-12:20pm –Balberg
261 Amer. Religion, Ecology, Culture - TTH 11-12:20pm – Taylor
264 Amer. Religion - MW 9:30-10:50pm  – Orsi
339 Topics in Judaism - TTH 3:30-4:50pm – Gordan
340-1 Foundations of Christian Thought - MWF 11-11:50pm –Kieckhefer
383- Catholic Social Ethics - TTH 9:30-10:50pm – Traina
396-1 Senior Seminar - T 3:30-5pm –Bond
PHIL 210 History of Philosophy - MWF 11-11:50pm –Seeskin

Graduate Courses
471 Spiritual Exercises, or, Philosophy as a Way of Life - W 11-2pm –Molina
481-1 Theory and Method of Religion - M 3-5pm – Orsi

Winter 2012

Undergraduate Courses
171 Intro to African Religion - MW 11-12:20pm – Umar
210 Intro to Buddhis m- MW 2-3:20pm – Jacoby
250 Intro to Islam - MW 2-3:20pm – Umar
265 Amer Religion - MWF 10-10:50pm – Orsi
318 Topics in East Asian Religions - MW 12:30-1:50pm – Terrone
319 East Asian Religious Classics - TTH 3:30-4:50PM – Terrone
330 Ancient Judaism: Sacred and Profane - TTH 2-3:20pm – Balberg
332 Modern Jewish Thought - W 1-4pm – Sufrin
333 Jewish women writers & the search for religion - TTH 3:30-4:50pm – Gordan
340-2 Foundations of Christian Thought - TTH 9:30-10:20pm –Helmer
359 Gender, Sexuality & Islam - MW 12:30-2:00pm – Evren Savci
369 Religion, Race, and Ethnicity - TTH 12:30-1:50pm – Sylvester Johnson
371 Religion and Film- TH 1-4pm –Vaux
374 Peace and Religion- MW 3:30-4:50pm –Mortensen
384 Soundings of Catholic Tradition- MW 2-3:20pm – Kristin Doll
395 Theory and Method- F 10-12:50pm –Jacoby
396-2 Senior Seminar - T 3:30-5pm – Bond

Graduate Courses
460 Topics in Christianity- TH 2-5pm – Kieckhefer
471 Studies in History of Religion- W 1-3pm – Orsi
481-2 Contemporary Theory- M 2-4pm – Helmer
AFAM 480-0-22 MLK, Malcolm X, & Amer. Empire - TH 4-7pm – Johnson

Spring 2012

101 Freshman Seminar - TTH 2-3:20pm –Helmer
170 Religion in Human Experience - 2-3:20pm – Kieckhefer
200 Intro to Hinduism - TTH 12:30-1:50pm – Terrone
230 Intro to Judaism - MW 11-12:20pm – Balberg
271 Theology of Love - TTH 9:30-10:50am – Helmer
318 Tibetan Religions - TTH 9:30-10:50am – Jacoby
319 Buddhism and Gender - W 1:00-3:20pm – Jacoby
320 Art of Biblical Narrative - MW 2-3:20pm – Balberg
333 God after the Holocaust - MW 9:30-10:50am – Sufrin
339 The German Reformation and the Jews - W 5:30-8:20pm – Dean Bell
340-3 Foundations of Christian Thought - MWF 10-10:50am – Traina
353 Reform and Revolution in Islam - T 3-6:00pm – Reese
359 Topics in Islam: Indian Ocean Islam - TH 3-6:00pm – Reese
359 Islam in Africa - MW 12:30-1:50pm – Umar
363 American Jezebels: Witches, Hussies, and Heretics - T 2-5:00pm – Taylor
369 Religion and American Popular Culture - TH 2-5:00pm &ndash ;Taylor
382 Catholicism and Modern World - T 11-2:00pm –Molina

Graduate Courses
472 Graduate Seminar - TH 2-5:00pm –Zoloth
482 Religion and Violence - 2-5:00pm –Umar
474 Spinoza: Atheist or God Intoxicated? - M 7pm – Seeskin

2010-2011 Course Offerings

Fall 2010

Undergraduate Courses 101-6 Freshman Seminar; Conquest of Mexico - TTH 3:30-4:50pm – Molina
173 Religion, Medicine & Suffering - MWF 12-12:50pm – Orsi
200 Intro to Hinduism - MWF 10-10:50am – Terrone
220 Hebrew Bible - MW 2-3:20pm – Wimpfheimer
240 Intro to Christianity - MWF 9-9:50am – Traina
260 Native American Religions - TTH 11-12:20pm – Taylor
312 Zen Buddhism - MW 3:30-4:50pm – Ziporyn
350 The Qur’an - TTH 3:30-4:50pm – Seesemann
353 Trends in Islamic Thought - TTH 9:30-10:50am – Seesemann
395 Theories of Religion - T 2-5:pm – Taylor
396-1 Senior Seminar - M 2-4:50pm – Traina

Graduate Courses
471 Gender & Embodiment - F 10:00-12:50am – Molina
481-2 Contemporary Theory - M 3-4:50pm – Orsi


Winter 2011

Undergraduate Courses 170 Religion in Human Experience - MW 2-2:50pm – Molina
210 Intro to Buddhism - MW 11-12:20pm – Jacoby
250 Intro to Islam - MW 12-1:20pm – Umar
272 Luther’s Reformation & the Transform of the West - TTH 9:30-10:40 – Helmer
318 Topics in East Asian Religions, Daoism - TTH 3:30-4:50pm – Ziporyn
329 Archeology & Hebrew Bible - TTH 3:30-4:50pm – Mortensen
333 Judaism in Modernity, Spinoza (crosslist with Philosophy) – Ziporyn
339 Topic in Judaism, American Judaism - MW 11-12:20 – Sufrin
339 Reading the Talmud in Translation - TTH 11-12:20 – Wimpfheimer
349 Topics in Christianity, Theology of Sport - M 2-4:40pm – Helmer
349 Topics in Christianity, Quakerism - TTH 12-1:20pm – Glaholt
353 Islamic Political Thought - TTH 9:30-11:30 – Seesemann
359 Topics in Islam, Muslim Saints - TTH 3:30-4:50pm – Seesemann
372 Religion & Film - TH 6-9:15pm – Vaux
385 Topics in Catholic Studies, Catholic 60’s - TTH 11-12:20pm – Orsi
389 Living and Dying in Colonial Mexico - TH 2-5:00pm – Molina
396-2 Senior Seminar - M 2-4:30pm – Traina

Graduate Courses
462 Topics in American Religion - T 3-5pm – Orsi
481-1 Theory and Method of Religion - F 10-1pm – Jacoby
482 Themes in Comparative Religion, Religion & Violence - Th 3-5pm – Umar


Spring 2011

Undergraduate Courses
210 Intro to Buddhism - TTH 12-1:20pm – Terrone
221 Intro to New Testament - MWF 11-11:50am – Kieckhefer
230 Intro to Judaism - MWF 10-10:50am – Wimpfheimer
270 Intro to Theology: Thought, Reality and God - MWF 11-11:50am – Helmer
318 Goddess Traditions in South Asia - TTH 10-11:20am &ndash ;Jacoby
319 Topics in Buddhism, Buddhist Biography - T 2-4:50pm – Jacoby
331 Classical Jewish Thought - TTH 11-12:20pm – Weiss
345 The Idea of Sainthood in Christianity-MW 2-3:20pm – Kieckhefer
369 / History 301 Topics in Am. Religion, Teenage Rites of Passage - TH 2-5pm – Taylor
374 Spiritual Vision in Action - TTH 3:30-4:50pm – Mortensen
379-20 Topics in Comparative Religion, Religion & Nature - T 2-4:50pm – Baugh
379-21 Jewish & Christian Responses to Natural Disaster - TH 5-8pm – Bell

Graduate Courses
570-3 Graduate Seminar on Christianity, Schleiermacher – Helmer

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