Religion Dept. Courses 2003-04

2003-04 Course List with Brief Descriptions 

Fall 2003

COURSE NUMBER

COURSE TITLE AND LINKS (if available)

Instructor

Classtime

Location

REL. 122a

Introduction to the New Testament

LE: 30

A. McGuire

TTh 10-11:30

Gest 101

REL. 134a

American Spiritualities

LE: 30

J. Lardas

TTh 2:30-4

Hall 201

REL. 201a

Introduction to Buddhism

LE: 30

H. Glassman

MW 2:30-4

Hall 107

REL. 204a

Women and Judaism

LE: 30; SJ

N. Koltun-Fromm

MW 12:30-2

Gest 102

REL. 231a

Religious Themes in African American Literature

LE: 20

T. Hucks

TTh 1-2:30

Gest 101

REL. 234a

Religion in American History to 1865

LE: 20

J. Lardas

TTh 10-11:30

Gest 102

REL. 303a

Area B Seminar in Religion, Literature and Representation: Specters of Moby Dick

LE: 15

J. Lardas

W 1:30-4

Morley Room,
Magill Library

REL. 305a

Area C Seminar in Religion, Ethics, and Society: Identity and Community in America

LE: 15

K. Koltun-Fromm

T 1:30 -4

Gest 103

REL. 330a

Seminar in the Religious History of African American Women

LE: 15; SJ

T. Hucks

TTh 10-11:30

Gest 103

REL. 343a

Seminar: Interpreting the Gospels

A. McGuire

W 1:30-4
[please note change of day]

Founders 032 (first meeting); thereafter at Professor's home

REL. 480A

Independent Study

Staff

N/A

TBA

 

Spring 2004

REL. 101b

Introduction to the Study of Religion

LE: 50

M. Sells

TTh 10-11:30

Chase 104

REL./Writing Program 128b

Reading Sacred Texts: Jewish Thought and Identity

LE:15 '07 students assigned by Director of College Writing

K. Koltun-Fromm

MW 11:30

Gest 101

REL. 132b

Varieties of African American Experience

LE: 50

T. Hucks

MW 12:30-2

Sharpless 412

REL. 155b

Themes in the Anthropology of Religion: Ritual

Rockefeller

TTh 11:30-1

Stokess 319

REL. 203b

The Hebrew Bible and its Interpretations

N. Koltun-Fromm

TTh 1-2:30

Hall 106

REL. 221b

Women and Gender in Early Christianity

A. McGuire

T Th 11:30-1:00

Gest 102

REL. 235b

Religion in American History: 1865 to the Present

J. Lardas

TTh 10-11:30

Gest 102

REL. 301b

Area A Seminar: Myths of Creation in Cross-Cultural Context

(Limit of 15)

A. McGuire

W 1:30-4

Professor's Home

REL. 338b

Seminar in American Religion: The Magic of the State: Civil Religion in American History

(Limit of 15)

J. Lardas

W 1:30-4

Gest 103

REL. 353b

Seminar in Islamic Philosophy and Theology; The Mystical Philosophy and Poetry of Ibn al-'Arabi

(Limit of 15)

M. Sells

Th 1:30-4

Gest 102

REL. 399b

Senior Seminar and Thesis

Guidelines for Senior Thesis

Koltun-Fromm, McGuire, Sells, Straker, Werpehowski

T 7:30-10 p.m.

Gest Lounge

REL. 480b

Independent Study

Staff

N/A

TBA

HIST/EAST 262B

Topics in Chinese Social History: A social history of religion in China

P. Smith

T/Th 11:30-1:00

Hall 112

Previous Religion Dept. Courses

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