Fall Courses
Spring Courses
Not Offered


REL 101(F,S) Introduction to Religion

REL 203(F) Introduction to Judaism (Same as Classics 203) (W)

REL 205(F) Zion: Perspectives, Narratives, Desires

REL 216(F) The Middle Ages (Same as History 225)

REL 236(F) The Greater Game? Central Asia and its Neighbors Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (Same as African and Middle-Eastern Studies 201 and History 211)*

REL 251(F) Zen History, Culture, and Critique*

REL 253(F) The Taoist Religion: Immortals, Elixirs, and Revelations*

REL 281(F) Atheism, Theism and Existentialism

REL 285(F) Haunted: Ghosts in the Study of Religion (W)

REL 313(F) Reality (Same as INTR 313 and Philosophy 313)

REL 333(F) Money (Same as INTR 333)

REL 402(F) Issues in the Study of Religion

REL 493(F)-W031; W031-494(S) Senior Thesis

REL 497(F), 498(S) Independent Study


REL 101(F,S) Introduction to Religion

REL 212(S) The Development of Christianity: 30-600 C.E. (Same as History 324)

REL 215(S) The First Crusade (Same as History 425) (W)

REL 233(S) Islamic Mysticism: The Sufis*

REL 245(S) Tibetan Civilization*

REL 270(S) Father Abraham: The First Patriarch (W)

REL 289(S) Network Culture (Same as ArtH 268, ArtS 212 and INTR 242)

REL 302(S) Religion and Society*

REL 306(S) Feminist Approaches to Religion (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 282) (W)

REL 309(S) History and Religion

REL 314(S) Complexity (Same as INTR 314 and Philosophy 354)

REL 342(S) Science and Religious Experience (Same as Physics 342 and INTR 342)

REL 377(S) Women and Religion in American History (Same as History 377 and Women's and Gender Studies 377)

REL 493(F)-W031; W031-494(S) Senior Thesis

REL 497(F), 498(S) Independent Study


REL 201 Reading the Hebrew Bible (Same as Classics 201 and Comparative Literature 201) (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 204 (formerly 284) Imitating God: Wisdom and Virtue in Jewish Thought (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 206 Judaism and the Critique of Modernity (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 207 Biblical Interpretation in Classical Antiquity (Same as Classics 207 and Comparative Literature 207) (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 208 The Hellenistic World and the Emergence of Rabbinic Judaism (Same as Classics 208) (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 210 Reading Jesus, Writing Gospels: Christian Origins in Context (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 211 Paul and the Beginnings of Christianity (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 231 The Origins of Islam: God, Empire and Apocalypse (Same as History 309) (Not offered 2002-2003)*

REL 232 Women and Islam (Same as History 309) (Not offered 2002-2003)*

REL 234 Religion and Revolution in Iran (Same as History 409) (Not offered 2002-2003)*

REL 241 Hinduism: Construction of a Tradition (Not offered 2002-2003)*

REL 242 Buddhism: Concepts and Practices (Not offered 2002-2003)*

REL 243 Buddhist Philosophy (Same as Philosophy 243) (Not offered 2002-2003)*

REL 244 Knowledge and Reality in Indian Thought (Same as Philosophy 238) (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 273 Sacred Geographies (Same as Anthropology 273 and INTR 273) (Not offered 2002-2003)*

REL 274 Women's Religious Experiences in the Ancient Mediterranean World (Same as Classics 274) (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 286 Anthropological Approaches to Religion (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 288 Monasteries, Yeshivas, and other Universities: Religion and the Nature of Education (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 290 Heidegger and Levinas (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 291 Religion and the Ethic of Deconstruction: a Cross-cultural Perspective (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 294 Philosophy of Religion: Faith and Reason (Same as Philosophy 242) (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 301 Psychology of Religion (Not offered 2002-2003)

REL 304 From Hermeneutics to Post-coloniality (Not offered 2002-2003)*