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Top Amherst College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

AMST217

1

Religion, Democracy

Francis Couvares

MWF 9:00-9:50

PHIL219, RELI316

1

Philosophy of Religion

Andrew Dole

TTh 1:00-2:20

RELI210

1

Nature of Religion

Maria Heim

TTh 10:00-11:20

RELI224

1

"Getting" Religion

Max Mueller

TH 2:30-5:30

SPAN210

1

Camino de Santiago

Carmen Granda

MW 12:30-1:50

RELI253

1

Theravada Buddhism

Maria Heim

TTH 1:00-2:20

RELI239

1 Evangelical Christianity

Andrew Dole, David Wills

TTH 11:30-12:50

RELI261

1

Women in Judaism

Susan Niditch

W 2:30-5:00

RELI273

1

Christian Scriptures

Robert Doran

MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TopHampshire College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

HACU0169

1

Chinese Religions

Rafal Stepien

WF 1:00-2:20

HACU0204

1

Comparative Religious Ideas

Rafal Stepien

F 9:00-11:50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TopMount Holyoke College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

ANTHR316MW

1

Magic, Witchcraft, Religion

Matthew Watson

M 7:00-10:00PM

HIST222

1

Muslim Politics/Modern S. Asia

Kavita Datla

TTh 10:00-11:15

RELI347

1

What Didn't Make the New Testament

Michael Penn

MW 2:40-3:55

GNDST210SA

1

Gender/Sexuality in S. Asian Religions

Sarah Taylor

TTH 11:30-12:45

RELIG216

1

Whose Social Justice Is It?

Marcella Runell Hall

T 1:15-4:05

JWST103

1

Intro to the Hebrew Bible

Michael Penn

MW 11:00-12:15

RELIG201

1

Reading the Qur'an

Amina Steinfels

MW 11:00-12:15

RELIG207

1

Women and Gender in Islam

Amina Steinfels

MW 1:15-2:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TopSmith College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

REL100

1

Colq: The Holy Land

Suleiman Mourad

REL203

1

Colq: Religion in Literature

William Hagen

M 7:30-9:30

REL208

1

The Inklings

Carol Zaleski

TTh 10:30-11:50

REL211

1

Wisdom From the Bible

Joel Kaminsky

MW 1:10-2:30

REL214

1

Women in the Hebrew Bible

Joel Kaminsky

MWF 11:00-12:10

REL225

1

Jewish Civilization: Food/Foodways

Lois Dubin

TTH 3:00-4:20

REL230

1

Jesus

Vera Shevzov

TTH 10:30-11:50

REL235

1

Catholic Philosophical/Spiritual

Carol Zaleski

TTh 3:00-4:20

REL242

1

The Russian Icon

Vera Shevzov

TTh 1:00-2:20

REL246

1

Islamic Thought and Modernity

Suleiman Mourad

MW 9:00-10:20

REL248

1

Topics in Modern Islam

Suleiman Mourad

MWF 11:00-12:10

REL266

1

Colq: Buddhist Studies

Constance Kassor

TTH 10:30-11:50

REL 345

1

Islamic Thought

Suleiman Mourad

T 1:00PM-2:50PM

REL269 1 Buddhism Along the Silk Road Richard Taupier M 7:00-9:00
REL270 1 Japanese Buddhism: Pilgrim's Guide Jamie Hubbard MW 2:40-4:00
REL276 1 Religious History of India: Medieval/Modern Andy Rotman MW 1:10-2:30
REL277 1 South Asian Masculinities Andy Rotman MW 2:40-4:00
REL320 1 Sem: Jewish Religion and Culture Lois Dubin TH 1:00-2:50
REL360 1 Sem:  Problems in Buddhist Thought Jamie Hubbard TH 3:00-4:50

TopUMass Amherst Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

CHINESE597K

1

Buddhist and Taoist Literature

David Schneider

MWF 12:20PM-1:10PM

CLASSICS 224

1

Greek Mythology

Marios Philippides

MWF 2:30-3:45

CLASSICS330

1

Witchcraft and Magic

Debbie Felton

TTH 10:00-11:15

ENG203H

1

Bible Myth/Literature/Society

David Toomey

MW 2:30PM-3:45

HIST112

1

Intro to World Religions

Cecelia Feldman

TTH 2:30-3:20

HIST112H

1

Intro to World Religions

Susan Ware

MWF 9:05-9:55

JUDAIC101

1

The Jewish People I

Susan Shapiro

TTH 1:00-2:15

JUDAIC102

1

The Jewish People II

Ralph Melnick

TTH 10:00-11:15

JUDAIC354

1

Film, Theater, Jews

Olga Gershenon

W 2:30-3:45

JUDAIC383

1

Women, Gender, Judaism

Susan Shapiro

W 2:30-5:15

JUDAIC397B

1

Jewish Art

N. Couch

M 4:00-6:30

MIDEAST391A

1

Islamic Society and Culture in the Middle Ages

Tayeb El-Hibri

TTH 1:00-2:15

PHIL383

1

Intro to the Philosophy of Religion

Staff

MWF 12:20-1:10

SOCIOL321

1

Sociology of Religion

Zehra Parvez

TTH 10:00-11:15