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Courses in religious studies offer contextualized approaches to religious subject matter.  Most of our courses originate in other CLA departments, including history, Asian languages and literatures, Classical and Near Eastern studies, anthropology and others. The courses we crosslist examine religious experience, ideas, and practices within the historical, social, political, economic, and literary contexts that inform the

Spring 2019

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
RELS 5001Theory and Method in the Study of Religion: Critical Approaches to the...Sections [1]
RELS 5115Midrash: Reading and Retelling the Hebrew BibleSections [1]
RELS 5993Directed StudiesSections [1]
RELS 8190Comparative Seminar in Religions in AntiquitySections [1]

Fall 2019

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
RELS 5071Greek and Hellenistic ReligionsSections [1]
RELS 5204The Dead Sea ScrollsSections [1]
RELS 5254Archaeology of Ritual and ReligionSections [1]
RELS 5612Baroque Rome: Art and Politics in the Papal CapitalSections [1]
RELS 5707WAnthropology of the Middle EastSections [1]
RELS 5781Age of Empire: The Mughals, Safavids, and OttomansSections [1]
RELS 5993Directed StudiesSections [1]