Courses by MTS and ThM Areas of Focus for 2014-2015

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Listings of MTS and ThM Areas of Focus are still being finalized and are subject to change. Please refer to either the MTS Degree Program or the ThM Degree Program information for descriptions of the Areas of Focus and related degree requirements.

Not all courses available and of interest to MTS and ThM students belong to an area of focus. The programs were designed with sufficient flexibility to allow selection from among all course offerings. Students are encouraged to select elective courses when appropriate to their interests or program.

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African and African American Religious Studies
Buddhist Studies
Comparative Studies
East Asian Religious Studies
Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
History of Christianity
Hindu Studies
Islamic Studies
Jewish Studies
New Testament and Early Christianity
Philosophy of Religion
Religions of the Americas
Religion, Ethics, and Politics
Religion, Literature, and Culture
Religion and the Social Sciences
South Asian Religious Traditions
Theology
Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion

African and African American Religious Studies

HDS 2181 Women, Gender and Religion in Colonial North America and the United States
Catherine Brekus
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am.
HDS 2337 Christianity, Identity, and Civil Society in Africa
Jacob Olupona
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 10am-12pm.
HDS 2721 The Ethical and Religious Thought of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Seminar
Preston Noah Williams
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2735 Voodooizations and Politics of Representation
Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.
HDS 2912 The American Spirit in Music
Harry Huff
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 2pm-5pm.
HDS 3203 Sexualities and Religion in the African Diaspora
Jennifer Leath
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Fri 12pm-2pm.
HDS 3251 Pentecost and Prosperity: The Ethics of Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements
Jonathan L. Walton
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. FAS.
HDS 3365 Islam in African History
Ousmane Oumar Kane
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 1pm-2pm.
HDS 3690 African Religions
Jacob Olupona
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3700 Religion and Social Change
Marla Frederick
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 1pm-3pm. FAS.
HDS 3703 Indigenous Religious Traditions and Modernity: Seminar
Jacob Olupona
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.

Buddhist Studies

HDS 3003 Buddhism, Community, and Diversity: The Color of Practice Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. Divinity Hall, Room 320.
HDS 3016 Green Buddhism: Faith, Ecology, and Activism
Willa B. Miller
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3409 Ethics, Religion, and Violence in Comparative Perspective
Anne E. Monius
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3530 Agency, Spontaneity, and the Education of the Emotions: Buddhist Path Writing and Meditation Theory
Janet Gyatso
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am.
HDS 3541 The Middle Way Philosophy of Candrakirti
Shenghai Li
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 3pm-6pm. FAS, 1 Bow Street, Room 330.
HDS 3542 Buddhism in Three Languages
Shenghai Li
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 3576 Buddhist Ethics
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3776 Introduction to Buddhist Narrative and Story Literature
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 8:30am-10am.
HDS 3800 Introduction to Buddhist Scriptural Anthologies and their Critical Interpretations
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 8:30am-10am. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3830 Studying Buddhism Across Time and Place
Janet Gyatso
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. FAS.
HDS 4056 Reading Post-Canonical Pali I
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Fall 2014.
HDS 4057 Reading Post-Canonical Pali II
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.

Comparative Studies

HDS 1422 Biblical Archaeology
Robert S. Homsher
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-4pm. FAS, Sever Hall, Room 111.
HDS 1810 Problems in the Literature, History, and Religion of Ancient Israel: Seminar
Peter Machinist
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 3pm-5pm. FAS.
HDS 2115 Sound, Gender and the Study of Religion
Rosalind I. J. Hackett
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2181 Women, Gender and Religion in Colonial North America and the United States
Catherine Brekus
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am.
HDS 2192 Secularism, Pluralism, and the Category of Religion
K. Healan Gaston
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2798 Introduction to Religion and Ecology
Daniel McKanan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am.
HDS 3140 Human Migration and US-Mexico Borderlands: Moral Dilemmas and Sacred Bundles in Comparative Perspective
Davíd Carrasco
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-3pm. Divinity Hall, Room 320.
HDS 3223 Religion, Gender and Politics in Transnational Perspective
Leila Ahmed and Ann D. Braude
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 3225 Scriptures and Classics
William A. Graham
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS, CGIS South, Room S003.
HDS 3340 Knowledge on the Move: Cultures of Science and Religion in the Medieval World
Katharine Park and Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11am-12pm.
HDS 3341 Science and Religion: Debates, Approaches, and Controversies
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 3pm-5pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 3409 Ethics, Religion, and Violence in Comparative Perspective
Anne E. Monius
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3616 Religion, Gender, Identity - Readings in 20th Century 'Arab' Memoirs - Muslim, Christian, and Jewish
Leila Ahmed
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3661 Introduction to Mesopotamian Religion
Piotr Steinkeller
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11am-12pm. FAS.
HDS 3690 African Religions
Jacob Olupona
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3703 Indigenous Religious Traditions and Modernity: Seminar
Jacob Olupona
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 3750 The Bhagavad Gita and Its Commentators
Francis X. Clooney, SJ
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 2pm-4:30pm.
HDS 3760 Hindu Goddesses and the Virgin Mary
Francis X. Clooney, SJ
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3847 The World's Religions in Multicultural America - Case Studies in Religious Pluralism
Diana L. Eck
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.

East Asian Religious Studies

HDS 3010 Introduction to the Study of East Asian Religions
James Robson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am. FAS.
HDS 3232 Readings on Chinese Religions: Recent Scholarship on Chinese Buddhism and Daoism: Seminar
James Robson
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 114.
HDS 3576 Buddhist Ethics
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3776 Introduction to Buddhist Narrative and Story Literature
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 8:30am-10am.
HDS 3800 Introduction to Buddhist Scriptural Anthologies and their Critical Interpretations
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 8:30am-10am. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3830 Studying Buddhism Across Time and Place
Janet Gyatso
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. FAS.

Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

HDS 1101 Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament
Michael Coogan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am. Andover Hall, Room 102.
HDS 1110 History of the Religion of Ancient Israel
Peter Machinist
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. M W F 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 1153 Introduction to Ugaritic
Peter Machinist
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 3pm-5pm. FAS.
HDS 1416 Ancient Jewish Wisdom Literature
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.
HDS 1417 Genesis: Narrative Artistry and Theological Meanings
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 1422 Biblical Archaeology
Robert S. Homsher
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-4pm. FAS, Sever Hall, Room 111.
HDS 1625 Rapid Reading: Classical Hebrew I
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 1pm-3pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 1626 Rapid Reading: Classical Hebrew II
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 1pm-3pm.
HDS 1790 Sibling Rivalries: Israel and the Other in the Hebrew Bible
Joel S. Kaminsky
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 1808 The Binding of Isaac (Aqedah): Seminar
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 1810 Problems in the Literature, History, and Religion of Ancient Israel: Seminar
Peter Machinist
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 3pm-5pm. FAS.
HDS 1819 Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible: Seminar
Richard Saley
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 3pm-6pm. Divinity Hall, Room 104.
HDS 1826 Exodus 2 in Three Contexts: Seminar
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 4pm-6pm.
HDS 1828 The Bible Uncensored: Journeys into Texts Dark and Daring from the Hebrew Bible
Peter Machinist
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 11am-12pm.
HDS 3661 Introduction to Mesopotamian Religion
Piotr Steinkeller
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11am-12pm. FAS.

History of Christianity

HDS 1544 The Letters of Paul: Ethnicity, Sex, Ethics, and the End of the World
Laura Salah Nasrallah
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. FAS, Sever Hall, Room 202.
HDS 1700 Orthodoxy and Heresy in Ancient Christianity
Karen L. King
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 1754 Augustine
Albertus G. A. Horsting
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. FAS.
HDS 1756 "That God May Be All in All": Origen of Alexandria and the Roots of Christian Universalism
Charles Marshall Stang
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2003 Mystical Theology
Amy Hollywood and Charles Marshall Stang
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2114 Gender, Religion, Writing and Identity in Later Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Alison More
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 12pm-2pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 118.
HDS 2146 Advanced Greek: Alexandria
Annewies van den Hoek
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Fri 10am-11am.
HDS 2149 Advanced Greek: Montanism
Annewies van den Hoek
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Fri 10am-11am. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2180 Cities on a Hill: Images of America as a Redeemer Nation, 1630-present
Catherine Brekus
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 12pm-2pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 2181 Women, Gender and Religion in Colonial North America and the United States
Catherine Brekus
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am.
HDS 2183 Christianity, Capitalism, and Consumerism in Colonial North America and the United States
Catherine Brekus
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2188 The Protestant Reformations
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2192 Secularism, Pluralism, and the Category of Religion
K. Healan Gaston
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2223 Latin Paleography and Manuscript Culture: Seminar
Beverly M. Kienzle
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 115.
HDS 2224 Readings in Christian Latin: Hildegard of Bingen and the Gospels
Beverly M. Kienzle
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 2230 History of Western Christianity, 150-1100
Kevin James Madigan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2250 History of Western Christianity, 1100-1500
Kevin James Madigan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am.
HDS 2278 Calvin, Scheiermacher, Barth
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.
HDS 2318 The Niebuhr Brothers and Their World
K. Healan Gaston
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2325 The Religious History of American Women
Ann D. Braude
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2390 Colloquium in American Religious History
David N. Hempton
0.50 credits. Full year course 2014-2015. Meets biweekly. Tues 7pm-9pm. Andover Hall, Braun Room.
HDS 2468 Dante and His World: Poetry, Politics, and Piety
Kevin James Madigan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 9am-10am.
HDS 2600 Histories, Theologies and Practices of Christianity
Emily Click and Daniel McKanan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 9am-10am. Andover Hall, Room 118.
HDS 2603 Seeking God: The History and Literature of Christian Spirituality
Stephanie A. Paulsell
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am.
HDS 2609 Aquinas: Incarnation, Narration, Sacrament
Mark D. Jordan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2629 History of Christian Thought: The Medieval West
Amy Hollywood
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2675 Religious Experience: Seminar
David C. Lamberth
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2721 The Ethical and Religious Thought of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Seminar
Preston Noah Williams
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2770 Unitarian and Universalist Thought in the Nineteenth Century
Daniel McKanan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 2772 Unitarian and Universalist Thought in the Twentieth Century
Daniel McKanan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 2895 A Profile in Ministry: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Seminar
Dudley Corwin Rose
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2901 Sacred Music in History and Current Practice
Harry Huff
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-5pm. Andover Hall, Chapel.
HDS 2912 The American Spirit in Music
Harry Huff
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 2pm-5pm.
HDS 3340 Knowledge on the Move: Cultures of Science and Religion in the Medieval World
Katharine Park and Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11am-12pm.
HDS 4320 Intermediate Readings in Christian Latin
Craig Henry Tichelkamp
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Fri 10am-11am. Rockefeller Hall, Room 114.

Hindu Studies

HDS 3409 Ethics, Religion, and Violence in Comparative Perspective
Anne E. Monius
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3529 Capitalism and Cosmology in Modern India
Shankar Ramaswami
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 1pm-2:30pm. FAS.
HDS 3750 The Bhagavad Gita and Its Commentators
Francis X. Clooney, SJ
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 2pm-4:30pm.
HDS 3760 Hindu Goddesses and the Virgin Mary
Francis X. Clooney, SJ
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3924 New Directions in Hindu Studies
Anne E. Monius
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.

Islamic Studies

HDS 3023 Talibanization
Anila Daulatzai
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 118.
HDS 3223 Religion, Gender and Politics in Transnational Perspective
Leila Ahmed and Ann D. Braude
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 3340 Knowledge on the Move: Cultures of Science and Religion in the Medieval World
Katharine Park and Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11am-12pm.
HDS 3352 Conflict, Ethics and Human Rights: Assessing the role of Religion in International Politics
Jocelyne Cesari
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 211.
HDS 3353 Religion, Society and Governance
Jocelyne Cesari
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 12pm-2pm.
HDS 3361 Political Islam in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Malika Zeghal
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3365 Islam in African History
Ousmane Oumar Kane
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 1pm-2pm.
HDS 3368 Islam, Modernity and Politics
Ousmane Oumar Kane
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Fri 2pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 3370 Knowledge and Authority in Muslim Societies
Ousmane Oumar Kane
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Fri 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3371 Religion and Political Violence in North Africa and the Sahel
Ousmane Oumar Kane
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3374 Religious Communities in Contemporary Iran
Houchang Chehabi
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 12pm-2pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 3492 Concepts of Innovation (tajdid) in Classical Islam (9th-12th centuries)
Baber Johansen
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 4pm-6pm.
HDS 3582 Readings in Islam and the History of Islam in the U.S. and Europe
Leila Ahmed
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 3583 Twenty-First Century Middle Eastern Diasporic Memoirs in the West
Leila Ahmed
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3587 Science, Religion, and Sex: Bodies and Sexualities in the Medieval Middle East
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. FAS.
HDS 3594 History of the Middle East, 600-1055
Roy Mottahedeh
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 1pm-2:30pm. FAS.
HDS 3599 Al-Ghazali: Theologian and Mystic
Khaled El-Rouayheb
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 3pm-5pm. FAS.
HDS 3616 Religion, Gender, Identity - Readings in 20th Century 'Arab' Memoirs - Muslim, Christian, and Jewish
Leila Ahmed
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3620 Introduction to Islamic Mysticism: The Sufi Tradition
Ali S. Asani
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 3621 Introduction to Islamic Law
Baber Johansen
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3625 Muslim Societies in South Asia: Religion, Culture, and Identity
Ali S. Asani
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 1pm-3pm. FAS, Sever Hall, Room 210.
HDS 3628 Understanding Islam and Contemporary Muslim Societies
Ali S. Asani
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 7:40pm-9:40pm. FAS.
HDS 3963 Islamic Modernism 1 (1700-1800)
Baber Johansen
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6pm. Andover Hall, Room 118.
HDS 3964 Islamic Modernism 2 (1870-1970)
Baber Johansen
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 4070 Sufi Traditions in Classical Persian Literature
Chad Kia
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 2pm-3:30pm. FAS.

Jewish Studies

HDS 1101 Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament
Michael Coogan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am. Andover Hall, Room 102.
HDS 1110 History of the Religion of Ancient Israel
Peter Machinist
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. M W F 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 1416 Ancient Jewish Wisdom Literature
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.
HDS 1417 Genesis: Narrative Artistry and Theological Meanings
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 1625 Rapid Reading: Classical Hebrew I
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 1pm-3pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 1626 Rapid Reading: Classical Hebrew II
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 1pm-3pm.
HDS 1790 Sibling Rivalries: Israel and the Other in the Hebrew Bible
Joel S. Kaminsky
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 1808 The Binding of Isaac (Aqedah): Seminar
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 1810 Problems in the Literature, History, and Religion of Ancient Israel: Seminar
Peter Machinist
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 3pm-5pm. FAS.
HDS 1819 Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible: Seminar
Richard Saley
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 3pm-6pm. Divinity Hall, Room 104.
HDS 1826 Exodus 2 in Three Contexts: Seminar
Jon D. Levenson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 4pm-6pm.
HDS 1828 The Bible Uncensored: Journeys into Texts Dark and Daring from the Hebrew Bible
Peter Machinist
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 11am-12pm.
HDS 2020 Space and Place in American Judaism
Rachel L. Greenblatt
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 1pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 117.
HDS 2021 Motherhood in Jewish, Culture, Law, and Historical Experience
Rachel L. Greenblatt
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 1pm-4pm.
HDS 3030 Gender and Sexuality in Jewish Mysticism and Theology
Yakir Englander
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 3032 Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
Adam Afterman
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am.
HDS 3033 Intimacy with God: Jewish Conceptions of Communion, Mystical Union and the Holy Spirit
Adam Afterman
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 4pm-6pm.
HDS 3709 Guided Readings in Jewish History
Shaye J. D. Cohen
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 1pm-3pm. FAS.
HDS 3719 Literature and Belief: The Case of Modern Yiddish Literature
Dara Horn Schulman
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 4pm-6pm. FAS, Dana Palmer House, Seminar Room.

New Testament and Early Christianity

HDS 1110 History of the Religion of Ancient Israel
Peter Machinist
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. M W F 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 1202 Introduction to the New Testament
Laura Salah Nasrallah
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.
HDS 1242 How Do You Read? Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 12pm-2pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 1500 Jesus and the Gospels
Helmut Koester
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 1503 Gospel Stories of Women
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 12pm-2pm.
HDS 1544 The Letters of Paul: Ethnicity, Sex, Ethics, and the End of the World
Laura Salah Nasrallah
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. FAS, Sever Hall, Room 202.
HDS 1551 Greek Exegesis of 1 Corinthians
Laura Salah Nasrallah
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-3pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 1700 Orthodoxy and Heresy in Ancient Christianity
Karen L. King
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 1754 Augustine
Albertus G. A. Horsting
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. FAS.
HDS 1756 "That God May Be All in All": Origen of Alexandria and the Roots of Christian Universalism
Charles Marshall Stang
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 4pm-6pm.
HDS 1828 The Bible Uncensored: Journeys into Texts Dark and Daring from the Hebrew Bible
Peter Machinist
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 11am-12pm.
HDS 1870 Archaeology and the World of the New Testament: Seminar
Laura Salah Nasrallah
1.00 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 1:30pm-4pm.
HDS 1882 New Testament Ethics and Theology: Seminar
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 4pm-6pm.
HDS 1980 Seminar for Advanced New Testament Students
Karen L. King
0.50 credits. Full year course 2014-2015. Meets biweekly. Tues 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 117.
HDS 2146 Advanced Greek: Alexandria
Annewies van den Hoek
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Fri 10am-11am.
HDS 2149 Advanced Greek: Montanism
Annewies van den Hoek
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Fri 10am-11am. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2901 Sacred Music in History and Current Practice
Harry Huff
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-5pm. Andover Hall, Chapel.

Philosophy of Religion

HDS 2003 Mystical Theology
Amy Hollywood and Charles Marshall Stang
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2146 Advanced Greek: Alexandria
Annewies van den Hoek
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Fri 10am-11am.
HDS 2149 Advanced Greek: Montanism
Annewies van den Hoek
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Fri 10am-11am. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2194 Theology and the Formation of Modernity
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Fri 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2278 Calvin, Scheiermacher, Barth
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.
HDS 2374 God and Modern Writing
Mark D. Jordan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 12pm-2pm. Andover Hall, Room 102.
HDS 2386 Merleau-Ponty and his Readers
Mayra Rivera Rivera
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2399 Philosophical Reinvention of Christianity
David C. Lamberth and Roberto Mangabeira Unger
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 1pm-3pm.
HDS 2477 Catholicism Faces Modernity: Classics of Twentieth Century Roman Catholicism
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm. FAS.
HDS 2632 Political Theology
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2671 Pragmatism and Religion: Peirce, James, Royce and Dewey
David C. Lamberth
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. Andover Hall, Room 117.
HDS 2675 Religious Experience: Seminar
David C. Lamberth
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2759 Readings in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Theory
Amy Hollywood
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-7pm. Divinity Hall, Room 211.
HDS 2762 Secular Death
Amy Hollywood
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3302 "What is Enlightenment?": Science, Religion, and the Making of Modernity
Soha Hassan Bayoumi
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 1pm-3pm. FAS, Science Center, Room 252.
HDS 3341 Science and Religion: Debates, Approaches, and Controversies
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 3pm-5pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 3535 Philosophy of Religion: Religious Epistemology
Parimal Patil
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. FAS.
HDS 3541 The Middle Way Philosophy of Candrakirti
Shenghai Li
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 3pm-6pm. FAS, 1 Bow Street, Room 330.
HDS 3722 Poetry and Religion
Michael D. Jackson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3724 Anthropomorphism and the Religious Imagination
Michael D. Jackson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.

Religions of the Americas

HDS 2020 Space and Place in American Judaism
Rachel L. Greenblatt
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 1pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 117.
HDS 2180 Cities on a Hill: Images of America as a Redeemer Nation, 1630-present
Catherine Brekus
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 12pm-2pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 2181 Women, Gender and Religion in Colonial North America and the United States
Catherine Brekus
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am.
HDS 2183 Christianity, Capitalism, and Consumerism in Colonial North America and the United States
Catherine Brekus
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2192 Secularism, Pluralism, and the Category of Religion
K. Healan Gaston
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2318 The Niebuhr Brothers and Their World
K. Healan Gaston
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2325 The Religious History of American Women
Ann D. Braude
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2390 Colloquium in American Religious History
David N. Hempton
0.50 credits. Full year course 2014-2015. Meets biweekly. Tues 7pm-9pm. Andover Hall, Braun Room.
HDS 2770 Unitarian and Universalist Thought in the Nineteenth Century
Daniel McKanan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 2772 Unitarian and Universalist Thought in the Twentieth Century
Daniel McKanan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 2912 The American Spirit in Music
Harry Huff
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 2pm-5pm.
HDS 3140 Human Migration and US-Mexico Borderlands: Moral Dilemmas and Sacred Bundles in Comparative Perspective
Davíd Carrasco
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-3pm. Divinity Hall, Room 320.
HDS 3158 Moctezuma's Mexico: Then and Now
William L. Fash, Jr. and Davíd Carrasco
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3251 Pentecost and Prosperity: The Ethics of Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements
Jonathan L. Walton
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. FAS.
HDS 3690 African Religions
Jacob Olupona
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3703 Indigenous Religious Traditions and Modernity: Seminar
Jacob Olupona
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 3847 The World's Religions in Multicultural America - Case Studies in Religious Pluralism
Diana L. Eck
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.

Religion, Ethics, and Politics

HDS 1882 New Testament Ethics and Theology: Seminar
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2171 Forgiveness, Ritual, and Reconciliation
Matthew Lawrence Potts
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 12pm-2pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2188 The Protestant Reformations
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2189 Theological Underpinnings of the Religious Right
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2190 God and Money
Harvey G. Cox, Jr.
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6pm. Andover Hall, Room 102.
HDS 2191 Perversions: Text, Body, and Culture
Steven Jungkeit
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2194 Theology and the Formation of Modernity
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Fri 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2318 The Niebuhr Brothers and Their World
K. Healan Gaston
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2403 Theology, Religion, and Culture: Seminar
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 12pm-2pm. Divinity Hall, Room 320.
HDS 2477 Catholicism Faces Modernity: Classics of Twentieth Century Roman Catholicism
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm. FAS.
HDS 2609 Aquinas: Incarnation, Narration, Sacrament
Mark D. Jordan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2632 Political Theology
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2671 Pragmatism and Religion: Peirce, James, Royce and Dewey
David C. Lamberth
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. Andover Hall, Room 117.
HDS 2709 Queer Theology, Queer Religions
Mark D. Jordan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 2721 The Ethical and Religious Thought of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Seminar
Preston Noah Williams
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2798 Introduction to Religion and Ecology
Daniel McKanan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am.
HDS 2801 Introduction to Human Rights and Justice
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 211.
HDS 2848 Border Crossings: Immigration in America
Diane L. Moore
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2853 The Politics and Ethics of the Use of Force
J. Bryan Hehir
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2861 Religion and World Politics: Connections and Collisions
J. Bryan Hehir
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2877 The Rise and Fall of the Simple Life
Ralph Benajah Potter, Jr.
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. Andover Hall, Room 118.
HDS 2895 A Profile in Ministry: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Seminar
Dudley Corwin Rose
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2916 Religion, Democracy and Education
Diane L. Moore
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 12pm-2pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 2925 Administration and Leadership
Emily Click
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2931 Risk and Resilience in Adolescent Development: Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2932 Advanced Spiritual Counseling: Taking Care of Others, Taking Care of Self: Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 3016 Green Buddhism: Faith, Ecology, and Activism
Willa B. Miller
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3140 Human Migration and US-Mexico Borderlands: Moral Dilemmas and Sacred Bundles in Comparative Perspective
Davíd Carrasco
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-3pm. Divinity Hall, Room 320.
HDS 3203 Sexualities and Religion in the African Diaspora
Jennifer Leath
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Fri 12pm-2pm.
HDS 3251 Pentecost and Prosperity: The Ethics of Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements
Jonathan L. Walton
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. FAS.
HDS 3352 Conflict, Ethics and Human Rights: Assessing the role of Religion in International Politics
Jocelyne Cesari
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 211.
HDS 3353 Religion, Society and Governance
Jocelyne Cesari
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 12pm-2pm.
HDS 3361 Political Islam in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Malika Zeghal
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3368 Islam, Modernity and Politics
Ousmane Oumar Kane
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Fri 2pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 3374 Religious Communities in Contemporary Iran
Houchang Chehabi
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 12pm-2pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 3409 Ethics, Religion, and Violence in Comparative Perspective
Anne E. Monius
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3492 Concepts of Innovation (tajdid) in Classical Islam (9th-12th centuries)
Baber Johansen
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 4pm-6pm.
HDS 3529 Capitalism and Cosmology in Modern India
Shankar Ramaswami
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 1pm-2:30pm. FAS.
HDS 3576 Buddhist Ethics
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3621 Introduction to Islamic Law
Baber Johansen
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3722 Poetry and Religion
Michael D. Jackson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3724 Anthropomorphism and the Religious Imagination
Michael D. Jackson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3963 Islamic Modernism 1 (1700-1800)
Baber Johansen
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6pm. Andover Hall, Room 118.
HDS 3964 Islamic Modernism 2 (1870-1970)
Baber Johansen
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.

Religion, Literature, and Culture

HDS 1754 Augustine
Albertus G. A. Horsting
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. FAS.
HDS 1870 Archaeology and the World of the New Testament: Seminar
Laura Salah Nasrallah
1.00 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 1:30pm-4pm.
HDS 2020 Space and Place in American Judaism
Rachel L. Greenblatt
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 1pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 117.
HDS 2021 Motherhood in Jewish, Culture, Law, and Historical Experience
Rachel L. Greenblatt
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 1pm-4pm.
HDS 2146 Advanced Greek: Alexandria
Annewies van den Hoek
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Fri 10am-11am.
HDS 2149 Advanced Greek: Montanism
Annewies van den Hoek
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Fri 10am-11am. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2171 Forgiveness, Ritual, and Reconciliation
Matthew Lawrence Potts
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 12pm-2pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2176 Christianity and Contemporary American Fiction
Matthew Lawrence Potts
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2177 Sacrifice and Atonement
Matthew Lawrence Potts
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2191 Perversions: Text, Body, and Culture
Steven Jungkeit
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2223 Latin Paleography and Manuscript Culture: Seminar
Beverly M. Kienzle
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 115.
HDS 2224 Readings in Christian Latin: Hildegard of Bingen and the Gospels
Beverly M. Kienzle
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 2374 God and Modern Writing
Mark D. Jordan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 12pm-2pm. Andover Hall, Room 102.
HDS 2468 Dante and His World: Poetry, Politics, and Piety
Kevin James Madigan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 9am-10am.
HDS 2491 Spiritual Formation and the Life of Study: Seminar
Stephanie A. Paulsell
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 2762 Secular Death
Amy Hollywood
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2795 Being and Knowing in Latina Theory
Mayra Rivera Rivera
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2901 Sacred Music in History and Current Practice
Harry Huff
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-5pm. Andover Hall, Chapel.
HDS 2912 The American Spirit in Music
Harry Huff
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 2pm-5pm.
HDS 2927 Spiritual Care and Counseling
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6:30pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2931 Risk and Resilience in Adolescent Development: Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2932 Advanced Spiritual Counseling: Taking Care of Others, Taking Care of Self: Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 3003 Buddhism, Community, and Diversity: The Color of Practice Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. Divinity Hall, Room 320.
HDS 3109 Religion and Archaeology
Kimberley C. Patton
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3110 Ancient Greek Sanctuaries: Mysteries of Initiation
Kimberley C. Patton
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3158 Moctezuma's Mexico: Then and Now
William L. Fash, Jr. and Davíd Carrasco
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3225 Scriptures and Classics
William A. Graham
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS, CGIS South, Room S003.
HDS 3340 Knowledge on the Move: Cultures of Science and Religion in the Medieval World
Katharine Park and Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11am-12pm.
HDS 3341 Science and Religion: Debates, Approaches, and Controversies
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 3pm-5pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 3361 Political Islam in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Malika Zeghal
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3370 Knowledge and Authority in Muslim Societies
Ousmane Oumar Kane
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Fri 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3373 Science and Religion in the Middle East: Agents, Places and Controversies
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 3529 Capitalism and Cosmology in Modern India
Shankar Ramaswami
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 1pm-2:30pm. FAS.
HDS 3543 Religion in India: Texts and Traditions
Diana L. Eck
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. M W F 11am-12pm. FAS.
HDS 3582 Readings in Islam and the History of Islam in the U.S. and Europe
Leila Ahmed
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 3583 Twenty-First Century Middle Eastern Diasporic Memoirs in the West
Leila Ahmed
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3587 Science, Religion, and Sex: Bodies and Sexualities in the Medieval Middle East
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. FAS.
HDS 3616 Religion, Gender, Identity - Readings in 20th Century 'Arab' Memoirs - Muslim, Christian, and Jewish
Leila Ahmed
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3628 Understanding Islam and Contemporary Muslim Societies
Ali S. Asani
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 7:40pm-9:40pm. FAS.
HDS 3700 Religion and Social Change
Marla Frederick
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 1pm-3pm. FAS.
HDS 3719 Literature and Belief: The Case of Modern Yiddish Literature
Dara Horn Schulman
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 4pm-6pm. FAS, Dana Palmer House, Seminar Room.
HDS 3722 Poetry and Religion
Michael D. Jackson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3724 Anthropomorphism and the Religious Imagination
Michael D. Jackson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3725 "What's Love Got to Do With It": Love Poetry of the Middle Ages and Early Modernity
Luis M. Girón Negrón
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 3726 The Literatures of Medieval Iberia
Luis M. Girón Negrón
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 3776 Introduction to Buddhist Narrative and Story Literature
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 8:30am-10am.

Religion and the Social Sciences

HDS 1870 Archaeology and the World of the New Testament: Seminar
Laura Salah Nasrallah
1.00 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 1:30pm-4pm.
HDS 2115 Sound, Gender and the Study of Religion
Rosalind I. J. Hackett
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2191 Perversions: Text, Body, and Culture
Steven Jungkeit
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2192 Secularism, Pluralism, and the Category of Religion
K. Healan Gaston
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2337 Christianity, Identity, and Civil Society in Africa
Jacob Olupona
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 10am-12pm.
HDS 2403 Theology, Religion, and Culture: Seminar
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 12pm-2pm. Divinity Hall, Room 320.
HDS 2632 Political Theology
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2735 Voodooizations and Politics of Representation
Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.
HDS 2801 Introduction to Human Rights and Justice
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 211.
HDS 2877 The Rise and Fall of the Simple Life
Ralph Benajah Potter, Jr.
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. Andover Hall, Room 118.
HDS 2925 Administration and Leadership
Emily Click
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2927 Spiritual Care and Counseling
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6:30pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2931 Risk and Resilience in Adolescent Development: Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2932 Advanced Spiritual Counseling: Taking Care of Others, Taking Care of Self: Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2936 Clinical Chaplaincy: Interfaith Caregiving Skills and Practice
Chris Berlin
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-3:30pm.
HDS 2966 Change, Adversity and Spiritual Resilience
Chris Berlin
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-3pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 3003 Buddhism, Community, and Diversity: The Color of Practice Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. Divinity Hall, Room 320.
HDS 3023 Talibanization
Anila Daulatzai
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 118.
HDS 3109 Religion and Archaeology
Kimberley C. Patton
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3110 Ancient Greek Sanctuaries: Mysteries of Initiation
Kimberley C. Patton
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3158 Moctezuma's Mexico: Then and Now
William L. Fash, Jr. and Davíd Carrasco
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3302 "What is Enlightenment?": Science, Religion, and the Making of Modernity
Soha Hassan Bayoumi
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 1pm-3pm. FAS, Science Center, Room 252.
HDS 3341 Science and Religion: Debates, Approaches, and Controversies
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 3pm-5pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 3361 Political Islam in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Malika Zeghal
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3365 Islam in African History
Ousmane Oumar Kane
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 1pm-2pm.
HDS 3370 Knowledge and Authority in Muslim Societies
Ousmane Oumar Kane
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Fri 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3371 Religion and Political Violence in North Africa and the Sahel
Ousmane Oumar Kane
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3373 Science and Religion in the Middle East: Agents, Places and Controversies
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 3374 Religious Communities in Contemporary Iran
Houchang Chehabi
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 12pm-2pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 3587 Science, Religion, and Sex: Bodies and Sexualities in the Medieval Middle East
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. FAS.
HDS 3625 Muslim Societies in South Asia: Religion, Culture, and Identity
Ali S. Asani
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 1pm-3pm. FAS, Sever Hall, Room 210.
HDS 3724 Anthropomorphism and the Religious Imagination
Michael D. Jackson
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.

South Asian Religious Traditions

HDS 3409 Ethics, Religion, and Violence in Comparative Perspective
Anne E. Monius
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS.
HDS 3461 Lived Religion in South Asia
Anne E. Monius
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 10am-11am. FAS, Sever Hall, Room 204.
HDS 3529 Capitalism and Cosmology in Modern India
Shankar Ramaswami
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 1pm-2:30pm. FAS.
HDS 3541 The Middle Way Philosophy of Candrakirti
Shenghai Li
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 3pm-6pm. FAS, 1 Bow Street, Room 330.
HDS 3542 Buddhism in Three Languages
Shenghai Li
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 3543 Religion in India: Texts and Traditions
Diana L. Eck
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. M W F 11am-12pm. FAS.
HDS 3576 Buddhist Ethics
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3625 Muslim Societies in South Asia: Religion, Culture, and Identity
Ali S. Asani
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 1pm-3pm. FAS, Sever Hall, Room 210.
HDS 3750 The Bhagavad Gita and Its Commentators
Francis X. Clooney, SJ
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 2pm-4:30pm.
HDS 3760 Hindu Goddesses and the Virgin Mary
Francis X. Clooney, SJ
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3776 Introduction to Buddhist Narrative and Story Literature
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 8:30am-10am.
HDS 3800 Introduction to Buddhist Scriptural Anthologies and their Critical Interpretations
Charles Hallisey
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 8:30am-10am. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3830 Studying Buddhism Across Time and Place
Janet Gyatso
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. FAS.
HDS 3924 New Directions in Hindu Studies
Anne E. Monius
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.

Theology

HDS 1202 Introduction to the New Testament
Laura Salah Nasrallah
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.
HDS 1756 "That God May Be All in All": Origen of Alexandria and the Roots of Christian Universalism
Charles Marshall Stang
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2003 Mystical Theology
Amy Hollywood and Charles Marshall Stang
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2171 Forgiveness, Ritual, and Reconciliation
Matthew Lawrence Potts
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 12pm-2pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2175 Preaching in Public
Matthew Lawrence Potts
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-7pm. Divinity Hall, Chapel. Thurs 4pm-7pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 2176 Christianity and Contemporary American Fiction
Matthew Lawrence Potts
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2177 Sacrifice and Atonement
Matthew Lawrence Potts
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2188 The Protestant Reformations
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2189 Theological Underpinnings of the Religious Right
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2194 Theology and the Formation of Modernity
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Fri 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2278 Calvin, Scheiermacher, Barth
Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.
HDS 2318 The Niebuhr Brothers and Their World
K. Healan Gaston
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2374 God and Modern Writing
Mark D. Jordan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 12pm-2pm. Andover Hall, Room 102.
HDS 2382 Twentieth Century Theological Method: An Introduction
Mayra Rivera Rivera
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am.
HDS 2386 Merleau-Ponty and his Readers
Mayra Rivera Rivera
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2399 Philosophical Reinvention of Christianity
David C. Lamberth and Roberto Mangabeira Unger
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 1pm-3pm.
HDS 2403 Theology, Religion, and Culture: Seminar
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 12pm-2pm. Divinity Hall, Room 320.
HDS 2412 Theologies of the Body
Mayra Rivera Rivera
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am. Divinity Hall, Room 211.
HDS 2477 Catholicism Faces Modernity: Classics of Twentieth Century Roman Catholicism
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm. FAS.
HDS 2600 Histories, Theologies and Practices of Christianity
Emily Click and Daniel McKanan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 9am-10am. Andover Hall, Room 118.
HDS 2609 Aquinas: Incarnation, Narration, Sacrament
Mark D. Jordan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 4pm-6pm.
HDS 2629 History of Christian Thought: The Medieval West
Amy Hollywood
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2632 Political Theology
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2675 Religious Experience: Seminar
David C. Lamberth
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2689 Feminist Theory and The*logy
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 4pm-6pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2709 Queer Theology, Queer Religions
Mark D. Jordan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 2759 Readings in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Theory
Amy Hollywood
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-7pm. Divinity Hall, Room 211.
HDS 2762 Secular Death
Amy Hollywood
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2770 Unitarian and Universalist Thought in the Nineteenth Century
Daniel McKanan
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 2772 Unitarian and Universalist Thought in the Twentieth Century
Daniel McKanan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 213.
HDS 2801 Introduction to Human Rights and Justice
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Divinity Hall, Room 211.
HDS 2895 A Profile in Ministry: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Seminar
Dudley Corwin Rose
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2901 Sacred Music in History and Current Practice
Harry Huff
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-5pm. Andover Hall, Chapel.
HDS 3251 Pentecost and Prosperity: The Ethics of Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements
Jonathan L. Walton
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. FAS.
HDS 3750 The Bhagavad Gita and Its Commentators
Francis X. Clooney, SJ
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 2pm-4:30pm.
HDS 3760 Hindu Goddesses and the Virgin Mary
Francis X. Clooney, SJ
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.

Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion

HDS 1500 Jesus and the Gospels
Helmut Koester
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 1503 Gospel Stories of Women
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tues 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2021 Motherhood in Jewish, Culture, Law, and Historical Experience
Rachel L. Greenblatt
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 1pm-4pm.
HDS 2114 Gender, Religion, Writing and Identity in Later Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Alison More
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 12pm-2pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 118.
HDS 2115 Sound, Gender and the Study of Religion
Rosalind I. J. Hackett
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 12pm-2pm.
HDS 2181 Women, Gender and Religion in Colonial North America and the United States
Catherine Brekus
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am.
HDS 2191 Perversions: Text, Body, and Culture
Steven Jungkeit
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Mon 2pm-4pm.
HDS 2224 Readings in Christian Latin: Hildegard of Bingen and the Gospels
Beverly M. Kienzle
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 2325 The Religious History of American Women
Ann D. Braude
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 2pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2337 Christianity, Identity, and Civil Society in Africa
Jacob Olupona
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 10am-12pm.
HDS 2412 Theologies of the Body
Mayra Rivera Rivera
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tue Thu 10am-11:30am. Divinity Hall, Room 211.
HDS 2689 Feminist Theory and The*logy
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 4pm-6pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 2709 Queer Theology, Queer Religions
Mark D. Jordan
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 2735 Voodooizations and Politics of Representation
Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm.
HDS 2927 Spiritual Care and Counseling
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Tues 4pm-6:30pm. Divinity Hall, Room 106.
HDS 2931 Risk and Resilience in Adolescent Development: Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 2932 Advanced Spiritual Counseling: Taking Care of Others, Taking Care of Self: Seminar
Cheryl A. Giles
0.50 credits. Spring 2015.
HDS 3023 Talibanization
Anila Daulatzai
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 118.
HDS 3030 Gender and Sexuality in Jewish Mysticism and Theology
Yakir Englander
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 4pm-6pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 3203 Sexualities and Religion in the African Diaspora
Jennifer Leath
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Fri 12pm-2pm.
HDS 3223 Religion, Gender and Politics in Transnational Perspective
Leila Ahmed and Ann D. Braude
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Wed 1pm-4pm.
HDS 3341 Science and Religion: Debates, Approaches, and Controversies
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon 3pm-5pm. Andover Hall, Room 103.
HDS 3582 Readings in Islam and the History of Islam in the U.S. and Europe
Leila Ahmed
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Wed 1pm-4pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 116.
HDS 3583 Twenty-First Century Middle Eastern Diasporic Memoirs in the West
Leila Ahmed
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 2pm-4pm.
HDS 3587 Science, Religion, and Sex: Bodies and Sexualities in the Medieval Middle East
Ahmed Ragab
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Mon Wed 11am-12pm. FAS.
HDS 3616 Religion, Gender, Identity - Readings in 20th Century 'Arab' Memoirs - Muslim, Christian, and Jewish
Leila Ahmed
0.50 credits. Fall 2014. Thurs 2pm-4pm. Andover Hall, Room 117.
HDS 3703 Indigenous Religious Traditions and Modernity: Seminar
Jacob Olupona
0.50 credits. Spring 2015. Thurs 4pm-6pm.