Fall Courses
Spring Courses
Not Offered


REL 101(F,S) Introduction to Religion
REL 201(F) The Hebrew Bible (Same as Comparative Literature 201 and Jewish Studies 201)
REL 204(F) Endtimes: Messianism in Modernity (Same as Jewish Studies 204 and Philosophy 204) (W)
REL 216(F) The Middle Ages (Same as History 225)
REL 234(F) Shi'ism Ascendant?*
REL 245(F) Tibetan Civilization*
REL 251(F) Zen Buddhism: History and Historiography*
REL 257(F) Gods and Demons in East Asian Religion*
REL 279(F) Big Games: The Spiritual Significance of Sports (Same as Philosophy 226)
REL 284(F) Foucault (W)
REL 287(F) The Dynamics of Globalization: Society, Religion and the Environment (Same as Environmental Studies 287)
REL 288(F) Embodied Mind: A Cross-Cultural Exploration (Same as Philosophy 288)
REL 306(F) Feminist Approaches to Religion (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 307) (W)
REL 309T(F) Exile, Homecoming and the Promised Land (Same as Comparative Literature 309T and Jewish Studies 491T) (W)
REL 397(F), 398(S) Independent Study
REL 493(F)-W31; W31-494(S) Senior Thesis


REL 101(F,S) Introduction to Religion
REL 209(S) The Legend of the Wandering Jew (Same as Comparative Literature 209 and Jewish Studies 209)
REL 211(S) The New Testament
REL 229(S) Religion in Black Film and Literature (Same as Africana Studies 285, Comparative Literature 285 and English 285)*
REL 231(S) The Origins of Islam: God, Empire and Apocalypse (Same as History 209)*
REL 249(S) Spiritual Crossroads: Religious Life in Southeast Asia (Same as Anthropology 233 and Asian Studies 233)*
REL 259(S) Japanese Religions and the State (Same as History 214) (W)*
REL 271(S) Religion and the Modern Literary Imagination (Same as Comparative Literature 271 and English 271) (W)
REL 301(S) Word Virus: Cultural Theory after the Linguistic Turn (Same as Comparative Literature 301)
REL 397(F), 398(S) Independent Study
REL 402(S) Issues in the Study of Religion
REL 493(F)-W31; W31-494(S) Senior Thesis


REL 200 Religion and the Modern World (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 203 Judaism: Innovation and Tradition (Same as Jewish Studies 101) (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 205 Ancient Wisdom Literature (Same as Classics 205, Comparative Literature 217 and Jewish Studies 205) (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 206 The Book of Job and Joban Literature (Same as Comparative Literature 206 and Jewish Studies 206) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
REL 207 From Adam to Noah: Literary Imagination and the Primeval History in Genesis (Same as Comparative Literature 250 and Jewish Studies 207) (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 210 Reading Jesus, Writing Gospels: Christian Origins in Context (Same as Classics 210) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
REL 212 The Development of Christianity: 30-600 C.E. (Same as History 324) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
REL 214 The Christianization of Europe (Same as History 329) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
REL 215 The First Crusade (Same as History 425) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)*
REL 217 Apocalypse Now and Then: A Comparative History of Millenarian Movements (Same as History 476) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
REL 219 The World of Charlemagne (Same as History 325) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
REL 220 Reformation and its Results (Same as History 330) (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 221 Post-Enlightenment Christian Thought (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 226 New Religions in North America (Same as American Studies 226) (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 225 Religions of North America (Same as American Studies 225) (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 228T (formerly 222) North American Apocalyptic Thought (Same as American Studies 228T) (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 230 Reading Reading: An Introduction to the Qur'an and Islam (Same as Comparative Literature 260) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)*
REL 236 The Greater Game? Central Asia and its Neighbors Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (Same as History 216) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
REL 241 Hinduism: Construction of a Tradition (Not offered 2007-2008)*
REL 242 Buddhism: Concepts and Practice (Not offered 2007-2008)s*
REL 246 The Gendering of Religion and Politics in South Asia (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 246) (Not offered 2007-2008))*
REL 256 Engendering Buddhism: How Women and Men Shape and Are Shaped by Buddhism (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 256) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)*
REL 270T Father Abraham: The First Patriarch (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)

REL 280 The Turn to Religion in Post-Modern Thought (Same as Jewish Studies 280 and Philosophy 282) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
REL 281 Philosophy of Religion (Same as Philosophy 281) (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 283 Arguing about God (Same as Philosophy 270) (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 302 Religion and Reproduction (Same as Anthropology 392 and Women's and Gender Studies 325) (Not offered 2007-2008)
REL 304 From Hermeneutics to Post-Coloniality (Same as Comparative Literature 344) (Not offered 2007-2008)*

REL 305T Haunted: Ghosts in the Study of Religion (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
REL 308 (formerly 275) Shopping: Desire, Compulsion and Consumption (Not offered 2007-2008)