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.
Marcia Colish is one of the most influential scholars of the history of medieval and early modern thought, the author of numerous books and scores of articles in the field, as well as a pioneering
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.
In Ruthless Democracy, Timothy Powell reimagines the canonical origins of "American" identity by juxtaposing authors such as Hawthorne, Melville, and Thoreau with Native American, Afric
These 115 poems introduce readers in English to Sultan Bahu (d. 1691), a Sufi mystical poet who continues to be one of the most beloved writers in Punjabi.
Cultural studies have reached a theoretical impasse.