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Course Offerings Spring 2018

Amherst College Course Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

RELI/ ANTHRO 121

1

Fieldworks in Religious Communities

Professor Girard

M W 2:00-3:20pm

RELI 143

1

Religion in Ancient India

Professor Heim

T TH 10:00-11:20am

RELI 210

1

What is Religion?

Professor Dole

M W 12:30-1:50pm

RELI 239

1

Evangelical Christianity

Professor Dole and Professor Willis

T TH 11:30-12:50pm

RELI 240

1

Religion on the Move: Religion and Migration in North America

Professor Barba

T TH 1:00-2:20pm

RELI 252

1

Buddhist Life Writing

Professor Heim

T TH 1:00-2:20pm

RELI 261

1

Women in Judaism

Professor Niditch

M 2:00-4:30pm

RELI 273

1

Christian Scriptures

Professor Doran

M W F 11:00-11:50am

RELI 281

1

Muslim Reformers of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Professor Jaffer and Professor Ringer

T TH 2:30-3:50pm

RELI 285

1

The Quran and Its Controversies

Professor Jaffer

F 12:00-2:30

RELI 362

1

Folklore and the Bible

Professor Niditch

M W 12:30-1:50

ASLC 252

1

Buddhist Life Writing

Professor Heim

T TH 1:00-2:20pm

 

 

 

Hampshire College Course Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

HACU 193

1

Ancient Ireland

Bob Meager

T TH 12:30-1:50

HACU 152

1

Introduction to Buddhism

Tashi Tsering

W F 2:30-3:50

HACU 242

1

Myth and Myth Theory

Alan Hodder

T TH 12:30-1:50

HACU 289

1

Mystics and Texts

Alan Hodder

M W 1:00-2:20

 

 

 

Mount Holyoke College Course Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

RELIG/ JWST 112

1

Introduction to Judaism

Mara Benjamin

T TH 10:00-11:15am

RELIG 207

1

Women and Gender in Islam

Amina Steinfels

M W 10:00-11:15am

RELIG 208

1

Religion and Science Fiction

Amina Steinfels

M W 1:15-2:30pm

RELIG 216

1

Whose Social Justice is it?

Marcella Hall

T TH 4:15-5:30pm

RELIG 241

1

Women and Buddhism

Susanne Mrozik

T TH 2:40-3:55pm

RELIG 352

1

Body and Gender in Religious Traditions

Susanne Mrozik

M 1:15-4:05pm

RELIG 337

MC

Premodern Christian-Muslim Encounters

Luis Sales

W 1:15-4:05pm

RELIG/ JWST 343

1

The Sabbath

Mara Benjamin

T 1:15-4:05pm

RELIG 225

XX

Christian Ethics: Premodern, Postmodern

Luis Sales

T TH 10:00-11:15am

RELIG 225

XX

Conquered and Colonized Christianities: 150-1650 CE

Luis Sales

T TH 11:30-12:45pm

RELIG 225

MG

Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion

Matthew Watson

T TH 11:30-12:45pm

JWST 225

1

Trauma, Transition, and Memory in Jewish Literary Imagination

Don Weber

W 7:00-9:50pm


 

 

Smith College Course Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

REL/JUD 125

1

The Jewish Tradition

Professor Dubin

T TH 3:00-4:20pm

REL 161

1

Introduction to Buddhist Thought

Professor Hubbard

M W 2:40-4:00pm

REL 204

1

Blasphemy

Professor Shevzov

T TH 1:00-2:20pm

REL 208

1

The Inklings: Religion and Imagination in the Works of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Their Circle

Professor Zaleski

T TH 10:30-11:50am

REL 213

1

Social Justice in the Hebrew Bible

Professor Gaines

M W 1:10-2:30pm

REL 215

1

Introduction to the Bible II

Professor Brand

MW 2:40-4:00pm

REL 227

1

Women and Gender in Jewish History

Professor Dubin

T TH 10:30-11:50am

REL 235

1

Catholic Philosophical Tradition

Professor Zaleski

T TH 3:00-4:20pm

REL 246

1

Islamic Thought and the Challenge of Modernity

Professor Ali Mourad

M W 9:00-10:20am

REL 248

1

Topics in Modern Islam Jihad

Professor Ali Mourad

M W 11:00-12:10pm

REL 304

1

Happiness: Buddhist and Psychological Understandings of Personal Well-Being

Professor Hubbard and Professor Peake

TH 3:00-4:50pm

 

 

 

 

UMass Amherst Course Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

CLASSICS 224

1

Greek Mythology

Debbie Felton

M W F 11:15-12:05pm

HISTORY 112H

1

Introduction to World Religion

Susan Ware

M W F 1:25-2:15

HISTORY 342

1

Civilization of Islam II

Joshua Georgy

T TH 11:30-12:45pm

JUDAIC 101

1

The Jewish Experience I: Ancient to Medieval

Susan Shapiro

T TH 11:30-12:45pm

JUDAIC 102

1

The Jewish Experience II: Medieval to Modern

Aviva Ben-Ur

T TH 10:00-11:15am

JUDAIC 322

1

American Diversity

Aviva Ben-Ur

T TH 1:00-2:15pm

JUDAIC 345

1

Making of Modern Jewry

Jay Berkovitz

T TH 11:30-12:45pm

JUDAIC 376

1

Post Holocaust Thought

Susan Shapiro

T TH 2:30-3:45pm

PHIL 383

1

Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

Staff

M W F 12:20-1:10pm