Fall Courses
Spring Courses
Not Offered


REL 101(F,S) Introduction to Religion

REL 205(F) Modern Jewish Thought

REL 221(F) New Religions in North America

REL 230(F) Reading Reading: An Introduction to the Qur'an and Islam (Same as Comparative Literature 260) (W)*

REL 236(F) The Greater Game? Central Asia and its Neighbors Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (Same as History 211)*

REL 240(F) Hindu Traditions*

REL 278(F) Asceticism and the Body

PREL 279(F) Big Games: The Spiritual Significance of Sports (Same as Philosophy 226)

REL 283(F) Arguing about God (Same as Philosophy 270)

REL 397(F), 398(S) Independent Study

REL 402(F) Issues in the Study of Religion

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


REL 101(F,S) Introduction to Religion

REL 200(S) Religion and the Modern World

REL 203(S) Introduction to Judaism (Same as Jewish Studies 101)

REL 209(S) Jewish Feminist Studies: Gendered Jewish Narratives (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 209)

REL 213(S) Inventing Jesus Christ

REL 218T(S) Augustine's City of God (Same as Classics 360 and Philosophy 360) (W)

REL 220(S) Modern Christian Thought

REL 222(S) Apocalypse in Contemporary North American Religious Thought

REL 232(S) Women and Islam (Same as History 309 and Women's and Gender Studies 232)*

REL 248(S) Gender, Religion and the State*

REL 272(S) Mass Media and Religious Violence*

REL 282(S) Real Fakes (Same as INTR 275 and English 240)

REL 308(S)(formerly 275) Shopping: Desire, Compulsion and Consumption

REL 397(F), 398(S) Independent Study

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


REL 201 Reading the Hebrew Bible (Same as Comparative Literature 201) (Not offered 2004-2005) (W)

REL 207 Biblical Interpretation in Classical Antiquity (Same as Classics 207 and Comparative Literature 207) (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 208 The Hellenistic World and the Emergence of Rabbinic Judaism (Same as Classics 208) (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 210 Reading Jesus, Writing Gospels: Christian Origins in Context (Same as Classics 210) (Not offered 2004-2005) (W)

REL 212 The Development of Christianity: 30-600 C.E. (Same as History 324) (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 215 The First Crusade (Same as History 425) (Not offered 2004-2005) (W)

REL 216 The Middle Ages (Same as History 225) (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 217 Apocalypse Now and Then: A Comparative History of Millenarian Movements (Same as History 476) (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 219 Medieval Philosophy (Same as Philosophy 260) (Not offered 2004-2005) (W)

REL 231 The Origins of Islam: God, Empire and Apocalypse (Same as History 309) (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 233 Islamic Mysticism: The Sufis (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 234 Religion and Revolution in Iran (Same as History 409) (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 241 Hinduism: Construction of a Tradition (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 242 Buddhism: Concepts and Practices (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 243 Buddhist Philosophy (Same as Philosophy 243) (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 244 Knowledge and Reality in Indian Thought (Same as Philosophy 238) (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 245 Tibetan Civilization (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 246 Gender and Religion in South Asia (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 246) (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 250 Buddhism in Society (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 270 Father Abraham: The First Patriarch (Not offered 2004-2005) (W)

REL 271T Saints and Sainthood (Same as Anthropology 247T) (Not offered 2004-2005) (W)

REL 273 Sacred Geographies (Same as Anthropology 273 and INTR 273) (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 274 Women's Religious Experiences in the Ancient Mediterranean World (Same as Classics 274) (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 276 Monasteries, Yeshivas, and other Universities: Religion and the Nature of Education (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 287 The Dynamics of Globalization: Society, Religion and the Environment (Same as Environmental Studies 287) (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 289 Network Culture (Same as ArtH 268, ArtS 212 and INTR 242) (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 291 Religion and the Ethic of Deconstruction: a Cross-cultural Perspective (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 301 Psychology of Religion (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 302 Religion and Society (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 303 Reality (Same as INTR 313 and Philosophy 313) (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 304 From Hermeneutics to Post-coloniality (Same as Comparative Literature 345) (Not offered 2004-2005)*

REL 305T Haunted: Ghosts in the Study of Religion (Not offered 2004-2005) (W)

REL 306 Feminist Approaches to Religion (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 282) (Not offered 2004-2005) (W)

REL 314 Complexity (Same as INTR 314 and Philosophy 354) (Not offered 2004-2005)

REL 333 Money (Same as INTR 333) (Not offered 2004-2005)