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Top Amherst College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

RELI237

1


Catholicism in the US

David Willis

MW 2:00-3:20

SPAN318

1

Islam in Spain

Catherine Infante

TTh 2:30-3:50

MUSI123

1

Sacred Sound

Jeffers Engelhardt

MW 12:30-1:50

RELI111

1

Introduction to Religion

Andrew Dole, Tariq Jaffer

TTH 10:00-11:20

RELI372

1

The Secret Jesus

Robert Doran

MW 2:00-3:20

RELI143

1

Religion in Ancient India

Maria Heim

TTH 10:00-11:20

ASLC152

1 Buddhist Traditions

Maria Heim

TTH 1:00-2:20

RELI256

1

Prophecy/Wisdom/Apocalypse

Susan Niditch

MW 12:30-1:50

CLAS121

1

Greek Myth and Religion

Department

MWF 1:00-1:50

RELI267

1

Reading the Rabbis

Susan Niditch

MW 2:00-3:20

ARHA152

1

Islamic World

Yael Rice

MW 2:00-3:20

ASLC382

1

Islamic Intellectual Tradition

Tariq Jaffer

TH 2:30-5:00

 

 

 

 

 

TopHampshire College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

HACU0308

1

Study of Religion

Rafal Stepien

F 9:00-11:50

HACU0272

1

Dancing Devotion

Daphne Lowell

TTH 10:30-11:50

CSI0143

1

Buddhism and Society

Susan Darlington

TTH 10:30-11:50

HACU0260

1


Buddhist Mahayana Sutras

Rafael Stepien

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TopMount Holyoke College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

RELIG267

1

Intro to Buddhist Ethics

Susanne Mrozik

MW 2:40-3:55

HIST138, JWST138

1

Modern Jewish History

Mary Renda

TTH 2:40-3:55

IR341

1

Political Islam

Sohail Hashmi

M 1:15-4:05

GNDST333TT

1

Sex and the Early Church

Michael Penn

MW 1:15-2:30

RELIG247

1

What Didn't Make the New Testament

Michael Penn

MW 11:00-12:15

RELIG102

1

Introduction to Islam

Amina Steinfels

TTH 2:40-3:55

ARTH271

1

Arts of Islam: Books, Mosque

Michael Davis

MW 1:15-2:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TopSmith College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

REL105

1

An Introduction to World Religions

C. Zaleski

REL108

1

The Meaning of Life

A. Rotman, N. Bhushan

MW 2:40-4:00

RELI162

1

Introduction to the Bible I

J. Kaminsky

MWF 11:00-12:10

RELI200

1

Colloquium: Approaches to the Study of Religion

A. Rotman

MW 1:10-2:30

REL214

1

Women in the Hebrew Bible

J. Kaminsky

MWF 1:10-2:30

REL223

1

The Modern Jewish Experience

Z. Schulman

TTH 9:00-10:20

REL301

1

Seminar: Philosophy of Religion, C.S. Lewis

C. Zaleski

T 3:00-4:50

JUD229

1

Judaism and Environmentalism

J. Cammy

MW 2:40-4:00

BUX120

1

The Study of Buddhism

J. Garfield

M 7:00-9:00PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         
         
         
         
         
         

TopUMass Amherst Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

AFROAM222

1

Black Church in America

Amilcar Shabazz

TTH 11:30-12:45

ARTHIST348

1

Islamic Art and Architecture II

Walter Denny

MWF 12:20-1:10

HIST112

1

Introduction to World Religions

Jason Moralee

MW 10:10-11:00

JUDAIC365

1

Anti-Semitism in a Historical Perspective

David Bernat

TTH 11:30-12:45

HIST130

1

Middle East History I

Anna Broadbridge

TTH 10:00-11:15

MIDEAST390B

1

Borderlands of Islam

Malissa Taylor

MW 4:00-5:15

MIDEAST190B

1

Women, Gender, Sexuality in the Middle East

Malissa Taylor

MW 2:30-3:45

JUDAIC101

1

The Jewish People I

David Bernat

TTH 1:00-2:15

JUDAIC101

1

The Jewish People I

Susan Shapiro

TTH 11:30-12:45

JUDAIC102

1

The Jewish People II

Aviva Ben-Ur

TTH 10:00-11:!5

JUDAIC102

1

The Jewish People II

David Bernat

TTH 1:00-2:15

JUDAIC320

1

Jewish Humor

Olga Gershenson

T 4:00-6:45

JUDAIC350

1

Jewish Law and Society

Jay Berkovitz

TTH 1:00-2:15

JUDAIC397R

1

Jewish Folklore

Robert Rothstein

MWF 11:15-12:05

JAPANESE197C

1 Introduction to Japanese Religions Reiko Sono MW 2:30-3:45 

GERMAN363

1
Witches: Myth and Reality
Kerstin Mueller Dembling MWF 1:25-2:15

SOCIOL321

1 Sociology of Religion Zehra Parvez TTH 10:00-11:15


JUDAIC383/WGSS391

1 Women, Gender, Judaism Susan Shapiro TTH 2:30-3:45