Current Course Schedule

Fall 2015 | Winter 2016 | Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Course # Course Title Instructor Date/Time
REL 101-1 Why College? Helmer MW
2:00-3:20pm
REL 173 Religion, Medicine and Suffering in the West
RHM Concentration
Orsi TTH
9:30-10:50am
REL 210 Introduction to Buddhism Jacoby TTH
11:00-12:20pm
REL 220 Introduction to Hebrew Bible Balberg MW
12:30-1:50pm
REL 250 Introduction to Islam Ingram TTH
12:30-1:50pm
REL 333 /
SOC 376-21
Contemporary Jewish Identities Yael Israel-Cohen MW
3:30-4:50pm
REL 339-20 Jewish Ethics Zoloth MW
11:00-12:20pm
REL 349 The Papacy Past and Present Kieckhefer MWF
2:00-2:50pm
REL 359-20 /
MENA 301-20
Islamic Law
RLP Concentration
Ingram TTH
2:00-4:50pm
REL 363-20 /
GENDER 390-2
Women and Religion in the U.S.
RSG Concentration
Dugan M
3:00-5:30pm
REL 369 Religion and Sex in America
RSG Concentration
Johnson TTH
11:00-12:20pm
REL 374 Ethics of Climate Change
RLP, RHM Concentration
Zoloth MW
2:00-3:20pm
REL 375 Foundations of Christian Thought Kieckhefer MWF
10:00-10:50am
REL 379 Religion and TV Rees TTH
3:30-4:50pm
REL 385 Chicago Catholicism: A Case Study Dugan TTH
12:30-1:50pm
REL 471-20 /
HIST 405-24 /
GENDER 490-21
Graduate Seminar: Embodiment and Materiality Molina F
11:00-2:00pm
ENG 220 Bible as Literature Newman MWF
9:00-9:50am

Winter 2016

course descriptions

Course # Course Title Instructor Date/Time
REL 101-2 Jews and Christians in Dialogue Sufrin MW
9:30-10:50am
REL 221 Introduction to New Testament Kieckhefer MWF
10:00-10:50am
REL 230 Introduction to Judaism Sufrin TTH
9:30-10:50am
REL 240 Introduction to Christianity Dugan MW
11:00-12:20pm
REL 313 Tibetan Religion and Culture Jacoby MW
12:30-1:50pm
REL 330 Varieties of Ancient Judaism Balberg TTH
2:00-3:20pm
REL 350 The Qur'an Ingram TTH
12:30-1:50pm
REL 359 Topic in Islam: Islamic Modernity
RLP Concentration
Ingram TTH
3:30-4:50pm
REL 363-20 /
GENDER 390-2
Women and Religion in the U.S.
RSG Concentration
Dugan T
2:00-4:50pm
REL 371 The Fool in Film Vaux TH
6:00-9:15pm
REL 374 Evolution and/in Religion Mortenson MW
3:30-4:50pm
REL 376 Christianity and the Making of Modernity Helmer TTH
9:30-10:50am
REL 379

Sacrifice and Martyrdom in the Ancient World
RLP Concentration

Balberg TTH
11:00-12:20pm
REL 385 The Catholic 60s Orsi MW
9:30-10:50am

REL 471 /
POLISCI 490-24 /
HIS 405-22

Graduate Seminar: Religion and Modernity Orsi M
2:30-5:00pm

REL 474-20 /
HIS 492-22

Graduate Seminar: Mysticism and Hasidism Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern T
5:00-7:50pm
REL 482 Graduate Seminar: Approaches to the Contemporary Study of Religion Johnson TH
3:00-5:50pm


Spring 2016

Schedule is still tentative / subject to change

Course # Course Title Instructor Date/Time
REL 101-3 Reading Your Neighbor's Scripture Zoloth MW
11:00-12:20pm
REL 101-4 Religion, Sexuality, and Love Jacoby TTH
11:00-12:20pm
REL 170 Introduction to Religion Dugan MWF
10:00-10:50am
REL 200 Introduction to Hinduism McClish TTH
12:30-1:50pm
REL 210 Introduction to Buddhism Bond MWF
12:00-12:50pm
REL 272 / German 272 Luther and the West Helmer MW
9:30-10:50am
REL 329 Topics in the Bible: The Gospel of Matthew Senior W
1:30-4:00pm
REL 339-21 The Talmud: A Methodological Introduction Wimpfheimer TTH
12:30-1:50pm
REL 339-22 /
GENDER ST 341-20 /
SOCIOL 376-24
Women in Traditional Religious Movements:
Orthodox Feminist Activism in a Comparative Perspective
RSG, RLP Concentration
Yael Israel-Cohen MW
12:30-1:50pm
REL 349-20 Modern Christian Mystics Newman MW
2:00-3:20pm
REL 349-21 Topics in Christianity: Why College? Helmer Th
2:00-4:50pm
REL 369 American Judaism Sufrin MW
11:00-12:20pm
REL 374 God After the Holocaust Sufrin TTH
11:00-12:20pm
REL 377 Christian Thought in Global Perspective Dugan T
2:00-4:50pm
REL 379-20 Religion, Politics and Power
RLP Concentration
McClish M
3:00-5:50pm
REL 379-21 Personal Narratives in 20th and 21st Century U.S. Religion Brehm TTH
9:30-10:50am
REL 379-22 Confronting Death: Past and Present
RHM Concentration
Balberg T
4:00-6:30pm
REL 395 Theories of Religion Taylor Th
2:00-4:50pm
REL 471 / GENDER ST 490 Graduate Seminar: Feminist Theory and the Study of Religion
*RSG Concentration for undergarduate only
Jacoby F
11:00-2:00pm