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Department of Religion Current Syllabi

Syallbi are provided by the Department of Religion not only as a service to our students but also our colleagues in other departments and institutions. Course design is a dialogical process between faculty, staff, colleagues, and students.

Fall 2017

Course # Name Professor
REL 100  ST: Intro. to African American Religion/What is African American Religion Dr. Biko Mandela Gray
REL 102  Religion Today in Globalizing World Dr. Joanne Waghorne
REL 114  The Bible in History, Culture and Religion Dr. James W. Watts
REL 120  Introduction to the Study of Religion Dr. William Robert
REL 131  Great Jewish Writers:Ethnicity and Literary Texts (JSP131, LIT131, ETS184) Dr. Ken Frieden
REL 156  Christianity Dr. Marcia Robinson
REL 165  Discovering Islam Ms. Rebecca Moody
REL 185  Hinduism Dr. Ann G. Gold
REL 191  Religion, Meaning, & Knowledge Ms. Terry Reeder
REL 200  Beyond the Veil (MES/SAS 200) Ms. Duygu Yeni Cenebasi
REL 205  Ancient Greek Religion Dr. Virginia Burrus
REL 221  Morality and Community Dr. Gareth Fisher
HNR 240  How Religion Makes Bodies:Saints, Cyborgs, Monsters Mr. John Borchert
REL 300.5  ST: Jewish Art: From Sinai to Superman (JSP 300/REL 300/HOA 300) Dr. Samuel Gruber
REL 322  Martyrs & Saints in the Christian Tradition Dr. Virginia Burrus
REL 327  Yoga: Ancient Religion to Modern Practice Dr. Joanne Waghorne
HON 340  Writing Scripture Law Dr. James W. Watts
REL 630  Textual Bodies in the Study of Religion: Foucault’s Sexuality Dr. William Robert
REL 689  Memory, Culture, Religion (ANT689) Dr. Ann Gold
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Current Syallbi for the Syracuse University Department of Religion

Spring 2017

Course # Name Professor
REL 103  Religion & Sports Dr. Philip Arnold
REL 103  Religion & Sports (online) Dr. Philip Arnold
REL/JSP 114  The Bible Dr. James Watts
REL 120 m001  Introduction to the Study of Religion Dr. William Robert
REL 125 m001  Religion and Sexuality Mr. David Newman
REL/JSP135  Judaism Ms. Maria Carson
REL 156 m001  Christianity Dr. Marcia Robinson
REL/MES/SAS 165  Discovering Islam Dr. Tazim Kassam
REL 200 m002  ST: Religion, Spirituality, Nature Dr. Gail Hamner
REL 200 m003  ST: American Minority Religion Dr. Megan Goodwin
REL 200 U800  ST: Gender in Islam Dr. Tazim Kassam
REL/JSP/LIT 235  Travel Narratives and Pilgrimages Dr. Ken Frieden
REL/JSP 239  Jewish Humor & Satire Dr. Ken Frieden
REL 255  Depth Psychology & Religious Ethics Ms. Terry Reeder
REL 300, m001  ST: Performing Religion (meets with DRA 300) Dr. William Robert, Professor Kathryn Baum
REL 320 m002  Digital Religion Mr. John Borchert
REL 320 m003  Women & Religion: Sisters & Sages Ms. Sara Swenson
REL/JSP/LIT 335  Israeli Literature and Culture Professor Erella Brown-Sofer
REL/JSP 338  American Judaism Dr. Zachary Braiterman
REL 342/PSC/JSP  Religion and Politics in the Israeli Palestinian Conflict Dr. Miriam Elman
REL 357/QSX  Queerly Religious Dr. William Robert
REL 359  Stem Cells and Society (cross-listed with BIO/PHI 396) Dr. Hille Paakkunainen
REL/JSP 439  Senior Seminar in Jewish Studies: Topic- Midrash Dr. Zachary Braiterman
REL 461/ PHI 427  Enlightenment: The West & Islam Dr. Ahmed Abdel Meguid
REL600  Kant's Critique of Judgement Dr. Ahmed Abdel Meguid
REL600  Topic: American Religion:Innovation/Immigration Professor R. Gustav Niebuhr
REL603  Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion II  Dr. Virginia Burrus
REL620  Textual Scripts in the Study of Religion: Iconic Books/ Performative Texts Dr. James W Watts
Current Syallbi for the Syracuse University Department of Religion