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Haverford College
Department of Religion

Curriculum: Areas of Concentrations

Prof. Travis Zadeh

Religious Traditions in Cultural Context

The study of religious traditions and the textual, historical, sociological and cultural contexts in which they develop. Critical analysis of formative texts and issues that advance our notions of religious identities, origins, and ideas.

Courses in Area A: 101, 118, 121, 122, 132, 201, 206, 209, 215, 216, 221, 222, 240, 242, 245, 256, 301, 310, 343

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Religion, Literature, and Representation

The study of religion in relation to literary expressions and other forms of representation, such as performance, music, film, and the plastic arts.

Courses in Area B: 118, 120, 122, 203, 206, 215, 216, 222, 231, 251, 262, 263, 279, 303, 310, 343, 353, 360

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Religion, Ethics, and Society

The exploration of larger social issues such as race, gender, and identity as they relate to religion and religious traditions. Examines how moral principles, cultural values, and ethical conduct help to shape human societies.

Courses in Area C: 120, 124, 204, 209, 221, 242, 255, 264, 277, 278, 280, 281, 286, 305, 330, 331, 360

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