IRRN Tracks

The Religious Tradition tracks are detailed below.  Included at the end is a list of approved IRRN electives.

Most classes are taught once per year but some may be taught less frequently.

Buddhism

GRS AN 750 Asians in America
GRS AN 775 Culture, Society, & Religion in South Asia
GRS AN 779 China: Tradition & Transition
GRS RN 612 Buddhism in America
GRS RN 663 Zen Buddhism
GRS RN 725 Topics in South Asian Religion
Chinese Religions

Chinese Religions

GRS AN 750 Asians in America
GRS AN 779 China: Tradition & Transition
GRS RN 612 Buddhism in America
GRS RN 660 Daoist Religion
GRS RN 661 Confucian Religion
GRS RN 663 Zen Buddhism
GRS RN 730 Topics in East Asian Religion
STH TT 815 Introduction to Chinese Religion

Christianity

CAS HI 594 The Armenian Genocide
GRS HI 704 Science & Christianity
GRS HI 708 Religious Thought in America
GRS RN 601 Varieties of Early Christianity
GRS RN 607 Medieval Spirituality
GRS RN 608 The Open Heaven:  Apocalyptic Literature in Early Judaism & Christianity
GRS RN 669 Science & Christianity
GRS RN 691 American Catholic Narrative
GRS RN 712 Theology of Christian Mysticism
GRS RN 771 Topics in Ancient Christianity
GRS RN 794 Magical Texts:  Literature & Practice
STH TH 812 The Church in Late Antiquity
STH TH 817 Varieties of Ancient Christianity
STH TH 821 History & Doctrine of United Methodism
STH TH 825 The Medieval Church
STH TH 826 The Reformations
STH TH 827 American Church History
STH TH 832 Modern Church History
STH TH 847 Global Christianity
STH TH 848 (TM 848) World Christianity
STH TH 854 Life & Works of Bartolome de las Casas
STH TH 870 Calvin & the Reformed Tradition
STH TH 910 (TM 910) History of Christian Mission
STH TH 930 (TM 930) History of Missiology
STH TH 971 Seminar: Luther & the Radical Reformers
STH TM 931 Readings in Contemporary Missiology
STH TN 721 New Testament Introduction
STH TN 803 Jesus in the Gospels
STH TN 804 The Christian Bible:  A History
STH TN 805 Pauline Studies
STH TN 806 The Gospel of John
STH TN 810 The Social Setting of Early Christianity
STH TN 813 Letter to the Romans
STH TN 820 The Gospel of Mark
STH TN 826 The Corinthian Correspondence
STH TN 841 Luke – Acts
STH TO 835 Current Issues in Biblical Interpretation
STH TS 800 International Conflict & the Ministry of Reconciliation
STH TS 805 The Spirit and the Art of Conflict Transformation:  Creating a Culture of Just Peace
STH TS 829 Christian Ecological Ethics & Political Issues

Hinduism

GRS AN 718 Southeast Asia: Tradition & Development
GRS AN 725 Hinduism, Globalization, & World Politics
GRS AN 775 Culture, Society, & Religion in South Asia
GRS RN 675 Culture, Society, & Religion in South Asia
GRS RN 725 Topics in South Asian Religion
GRS RN 729 Religion & Politics in South Asia

Islam

GRS AN 707 Turkey & Middle East Perspective
GRS AN 717 Power & Society in the Middle East
GRS AN 719 Anthropology of Muslim Cultures and Politics
GRS AN 720 Women in the Muslim World
GRS AN 755 Religious Fundamentalism in Anthropological Perspective
GRS AN 760 The Nomadic Alternative
CAS HI 594 The Armenian Genocide
CAS HI 595 Morocco: History on the Cusp of Three Continents
CAS HI 596 (AH 539, AN 548, RN 563) Muslim Societies:  An Interdisciplinary History
GRS HI 977 Directed Research in Islamic History
CAS IR 507 Islam & Politics
CAS IR 508 Islamic Political Movements & U.S. Policy
CAS IR 509 (PO 5556) Islam in Middle East Politics
CAS IR 586 Islam in South Asian Politics
CAS PO 570 Politics & Society in North Africa & the Middle East
GRS RN 616 Modern Islam
GRS RN 640 The Qur’an
GRS RN 641 Islamic Mysticism: Sufism
GRS RN 645 Islamic Law
GRS RN 648 Rumi & Persian Sufi Poetry
GRS RN 725 Topics in South Asian Religion
GRS RN 729 Religion & Politics in South Asia
GRS RN 734 Representations of Muhammad
GRS RN 735 Women, Gender, & Islam

Judaism

CAS HI 550 Jews in Modern Culture
CAS HI 552 Topics in Jewish History
CAS HI 592 The Birth of a State: Israel 1945-1955
CAS HI 593 Youth on the Agenda:  Roles & Images of Young People in the Jewish Nation
GRS RN 608 The Open Heaven: Apocalyptic Literature in Early Judaism & Christianity
GRS RN 622 History of Judaism
GRS RN 623 Classical Jewish Thought
GRS RN 624 Introduction to Rabbinic Literature
GRS RN 625 Early Jewish Mysticism
GRS RN 626 Jewish Mystical Movements & Modernization, 1492-2000
GRS RN 630 American Jewish Experiences
GRS RN 631 Zionism & the State of Israel
GRS RN 634 Dead Sea Scrolls
GRS RN 636 The Heretical Jew
GRS RN 637 Gender & Judaism
GRS RN 638 Mysticism & Philosophy:  Medieval Jewish Perspectives
GRS RN 639 The Modern Jew
GRS RN 684 The Holocaust
GRS RN 685 Representations of the Holocaust in Literature & Film
GRS RN 720 Maimonides
GRS RN 794 Magical Texts:  Literature & Practice
GRS RN 799 Topics in Judaic Studies
LAW JD 835 Jewish Law
STH TO 802 The Prophetic Tradition
STH TO 804 The Book of Ezekiel
STH TO 807 History of Israelite Religion
STH TO 813 Proverbs
STH TO 814 The Cultural Background of the Hebrew Bible
STH TO 816 Hebrew Wisdom
STH TO 821 The Book of Psalms
STH TO 823 The Book of Jeremiah
STH TO 829 Genesis
STH TO 835 Current Issues in Biblical Interpretation
STH TO 841 The Book of the Twelve

Electives

CAS AN 568 Symbol, Myth, and Rite
GRS AN 755 Religious Fundamentalism in Anthropological Perspective
GRS AN 784 Anthropological Study of Religion
GRS PH 646 Philosophy of Religion
GRS RN 687 Anthropology of Religion
GRS RN 696 Philosophy of Religion
GRS RN 697 Topics in Philosophy & Religion
GRS RN 752 Topics in Religious Thought
GRS RN 768 Symbol, Myth, & Ritual
GRS SO 765/STH TR 802 Religion & Society
GRS SO 811 Sociology of the Nonprofit Sector
GRS SO 812/STH TR 964 Seminar in Religion & Social Identity
GRS SO 822/STH TR 940 Seminar in Religion & Social Change