New and One Time Only Course Religious Studies 137Spring Semester 2019Tuesdays 1:30-3:30
New Course with Donovan Schaefer this fall!
With particular strengths in the study of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, the African-American religious experience, and material and visual culture, The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania emphasizes historical and critical approaches, as well as interdisciplinary exploration within and beyond Religious Studies.
Cultural studies have reached a theoretical impasse.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has had a long and tortuous relationship with religion over almost the entirety of its existence.
Many recent studies have argued that the self is a modern invention, a concept developed in the last three centuries.
This book constitutes a comprehensive investigation of the life and teachings of one of the most famous Sufis of the Iranian world.
Media coverage of the Danish cartoon crisis and the destruction of the Buddhas of Bamiyan left Westerners with a strong impression that Islam does not countenance depiction of religious imagery.
This book considers the early history of Jewish-Christian relations focussing on traditions about the fallen angels.
In histories of ancient Jews and Judaism, the Roman Empire looms large.
The Song of Songs, eight chapters of love lyrics found in the collection of wisdom literature attributed to Solomon, is the most enigmatic book of the Bible.