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RELIGST 199: Individual Work

Prerequisite: consent of instructor and department. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-15 | Repeatable for credit (up to 99 units total)

RELIGST 221C: Aramaic Texts (JEWISHST 221C, JEWISHST 321C, RELIGST 321C)

Reading in Aramaic and Syriac with special focus on grammar and syntax of ancient texts.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 1-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Repeatable for credit

RELIGST 232: Buddhist Meditation: Ancient and Modern (RELIGST 332)

An exploration of the theory and practice of Buddhist meditation from the time of the Buddha to the modern mindfulness boom, with attention to the wide range of techniques developed and their diverse interpretation.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II
Instructors: Harrison, P. (PI)

RELIGST 234: Islam and Material Culture (RELIGST 334)

Material objects are essential elements of Islamic cultures and practices. This course examines Islamic art, sculpture, architecture, devotional objects, and clothing, as well as basic concepts in studying religion and material culture.
Terms: Win | Units: 5
Instructors: Bigelow, A. (PI)

RELIGST 258: Readings in Japanese Buddhist Texts (RELIGST 358)

In this course, we will read premodern Japanese Buddhist texts. Prerequisite: Chinese and/or Japanese.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Mross, M. (PI)

RELIGST 270X: Religion and Science in the Amazon and Elsewhere (ANTHRO 181, ANTHRO 281, RELIGST 370X)

The conversion of native peoples to Christianity, especially Evangelical Christianity, is today a global phenomenon. This course looks to understand the reasons for religious conversion and its consequence in the everyday and ritual practices of Amazonians and their traditional practice of shamanism. We then turn to a question seldom addressed in the literature on conversion: the relationship between religion and science. We will explore the way conversion to Christianity produces changes in conceptions of the world and the person similar to those produced by access to scientific knowledge, which occurs primarily through schooling.
Terms: Win | Units: 5

RELIGST 283: Religion and Literature

A wide-ranging exploration of religious themes in literary works. Readings will include prose and poetry stemming from various world regions, time periods, and religious traditions.
Terms: Win | Units: 4
Instructors: Yearley, L. (PI)

RELIGST 283A: Modern Notions of 'The Holy': Hölderlin, Heidegger, Celan (COMPLIT 283A, COMPLIT 383A, GERMAN 283A, GERMAN 383A, RELIGST 383A)

This course explores the question, "What may we call 'holy' in the modern era?" by focusing mostly on three key writers and thinkers, who "in various ways, and in different times" raised this question: Friedrich Hölderlin, Martin Heidegger, and Paul Celan. Given the scope of this question and its various reverberations and implications, we will also read "continental philosophy of religion" (Marion, Courtine, Caputo, and Vattimo, among others), as well as some of the work of Jacques Derrida.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum

RELIGST 290: Majors' Seminar: Theories of Religion

Required of all majors and combined majors. The study of religion reflects upon itself. Representative modern and contemporary attempts to "theorize," and thereby understand, the phenomena of religion in anthropology, psychology, sociology, cultural studies, and philosophy. WIM.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
Instructors: Sockness, B. (PI)

RELIGST 297: Senior Essay/Honors Thesis Research

Guided by faculty adviser. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and department.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 3-5 | Repeatable for credit
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