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 RN 612 Buddhism in America
  • GRS RN 663 Zen Buddhism
  • GRS RN 664 Buddhist Literature
  • GRS RN 724 Core Texts and Motifs of World Religions: East
  • GRS RN 725 Topics in South Asian Religion
  • GRS RN 730 Topics in East Asian Religion

Chinese Religions

  • GRS RN 730 Topics in East Asian Religion
  • GRS RN 660 Daoist Religion
  • GRS RN 661 Confucian Though
  • GRS RN 724 Core Texts and Motifs of World Religions: East
  • GRS RN 730 Topics in East Asian Religion

Christianity

  • CAS HI 704 Science and Christianity
  • GRS RN 601 Varieties of Early Christianity
  • GRS RN 608 The Open Heaven: Apocalyptic Literature in Early Judaism and Christianity
  • GRS RN 668 American Evangelicalism
  • GRS RN 690 Archaeology in the Holy Land
  • GRS RN 712 Theology of Christian Mysticism
  • STH TH 826 The Reformations
  • STH TH 827 American Church History
  • STH TH 847 Global Christianity
  • STH TM History of Christian Mission
  • STH TN 721 New Testament Introduction
  • STH TN 805 Pauline Studies

Hinduism

  • GRS AN 775 Culture, Society, and Religion in South Asia
  • GRS RN 725 Topics in South Asian Religion
  • GRS RN 730 Topics in East Asian Religion
  • GRS RN 729 Religion and Politics in South Asia
  • GRS RN 724 Core Texts and Motifs of World Religions: East

Islam

  • CAS AN 532 Literacy and Islam in Africa
  • CAS AN 548 Muslim Societies: An Interdisciplinary History
  • GRS AN 755 Religious Fundamentalism in Anthropology
  • CAS IR 507 Islam and Politics
  • CAS IR 509 Islam in Middle East Politics
  • CAS IR 586 Islam in South Asian Politics
  • GRS AN 707 Turkey and Middle East Perspective
  • GRS AN 720 Women in the Muslim World
  • GRS IR 757 Transitional Shi’ism
  • GRS RN 616 Modern Islam
  • GRS RN 638 Mysticism and Philosophy: Jewish and Islamic Perspectives
  • GRS RN 640 The Quran
  • GRS RN 641 Islamic Mysticism: Sufism
  • GRS RN 643 Global Islam
  • GRS RN 644 Islam and the West
  • GRS RN 645 Islamic Law
  • GRS RN 648 Rumi and Persian Sufi Poetry
  • GRS RN 690 Archaeology in the Holy Land
  • GRS RN 725 Topics in South Asian Religion
  • GRS RN 735 Women, Gender, and Islam

Judaism

  • GRS RN 608 The Open Heaven: Apocalyptic Literature in Early Judaism and Christianity
  • GRS RN 622 History of Judaism
  • GRS RN 623 Classical Jewish Though
  • GRS RN 624 Introduction to Rabbinic Literature
  • GRS RN 626 Jewish Mystical Movements and Modernization
  • GRS RN 629 Modern Jewish Though
  • GRS RN 630 American Jewish Experiences
  • GRS RN 634 Dead Sea Scrolls
  • GRS RN 637 Gender and Judaism
  • GRS RN 638 Mysticism and Philosophy: Jewish and Islamic Perspectives
  • GRS RN 639 The Modern Jew
  • GRS RN 684 The Holocaust
  • GRS RN 685 Representations of the Holocaust in Literature and Film
  • GRS RN 690 Archaeology in the Holy Land
  • GRS RN 739 Jewish Bioethics
  • GRS RN 760 Seminar on the Holocaust
  • STH TO 823 Jeremiah

Electives

  • GRS AN 784 Anthropology of Religion
  • GRS IR 519 People Power in Global Politics
  • GRS RN 687 Anthropology of Religion
  • GRS RN 696 Philosophy of Religion
  • GRS RN 710 Religion, Community, and Culture in Medieval Spain
  • GRS RN 723 Core Texts and Motifs of World Religions: West
  • GRS RN 724 Core Texts and Motifs of World Religions: East
  • GRS RN 766 Religion and the Problem of Tolerance
  • GRS RN 768 Symbol, Myth, and Rite
  • GRS RN 794 Magical Texts: Literature and Practice
  • GRS SO 765 The Sociology of Religion
  • GRS SO 812 Seminar: Religion and Social Identity
  • GRS SO 822 Advanced Seminar in Religion and Social Change
  • GRS SO 839 Seminar: State Building and Failure in the Developing World