Religious Studies (RELST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

RELST 1998

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    Combined with: JWST 1998NES 1998

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 2273

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    Combined with: ASIAN 2273NES 2273

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Sensational Religion

  • 16389RELST 2273  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Please contact Ayla Cline, akc52@cornell.edu, for a full course description.

RELST 2297

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    Combined with: ASIAN 2297HIST 2797

  • 4 Credits Graded

RELST 2299

This course will explore the Buddhist tradition from its origins in ancient India to its migrations throughout Asia and eventually to the West. The first part of the course will deal with Indian Buddhism: ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 2299

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 2577

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    Combined with: JWST 2577NES 2577

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 2617

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    Combined with: GOVT 2807HIST 2607NES 2607

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 2630

In this course we will examine some of the major arguments regarding the existence and nature of a supreme being - ontological, cosmological, teleological, Pascalian, and moral arguments. We will also ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2530

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 2640

Religious groups, political pundits, and filmmakers seem recently obsessed with envisioning the apocalypse, whether through a zombie onslaught or the second coming of Christ. Why are we so fascinated with ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 2630

  • 4 Credits Graded

RELST 2644

In this course, students will survey the development of Judaism from its roots in ancient Mesopotamia to modernity. Rather than thinking of Judaism as static and easily definable, we will explore a history ... view course details

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    Combined with: ANTHR 2644JWST 2644NES 2644

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 2655

The seventh-century Arab conquests resulted in the creation of a vibrant new civilization that stretched from the Iberian peninsula in the west to Central Asia and the borders of India in the east. We ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 2530MEDVL 2655NES 2655

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 2662

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    Combined with: ARKEO 2662JWST 2662NES 2662

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 3281

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    Combined with: ENGL 3280

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 3310

This course will explore a variety of ways people have envisioned and prepared for the afterlife. We will concentrate on how Buddhists and Christians have described supreme states of bliss, have warned ... view course details

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    Combined with: ASIAN 3310

  • 4 Credits Graded

RELST 3331

Examines the new cinemas of Southeast Asia and their engagement with contemporary discourses of gender and sexuality. It pays special attention to the ways in which sexuality and gendered embodiment are ... view course details

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RELST 3540

In the age of smartphones and Facebook, the competing claims made on our attention only seem to be multiplying. This course is an opportunity to think about and to enact certain practices of attentiveness ... view course details

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    Combined with: FREN 3540

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9612RELST 3540  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Howie, C

  • Conducted in English.

RELST 3677

Unlike Moses or Jesus, Muhammad is said to have been born in the full light of history. The earliest extant biography of the Prophet, the Life of Muhammad by Ibn Hisham (d. 833), contains a full account ... view course details

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RELST 3747

Religious beliefs, practices, and conflicts shape our world and influence global politics.  Yet mediatized depictions of religion can be reductive and polarizing.  Moreover, these depictions may be different ... view course details

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RELST 3795

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    Combined with: SPAN 3795

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 4100

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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RELST 4557

How and why do landscapes come to inspire the religious imagination? And how do sensory landscapes, more specifically-territories of sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell-inform, inflect, and engage the ... view course details

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RELST 4990

For undergraduates who wish to obtain research experience or do extensive reading on a special topic. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course. ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

RELST 4995

RELST 4995 is the first course in the Honors two-part sequence. The Honors Program is open to Religious Studies majors who have done superior work and who wish to devote a substantial part of their senior ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6383RELST 4995  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • RELST 4995 is the FIRST course in the Honors two-part sequence. To enroll in Honors, please email akc52@cornell.edu to request a permission number.

RELST 4996

RELST 4996 is the second course in the Honors two-part sequence. The Honors Program is open to Religious Studies majors who have done superior work and who wish to devote a substantial part of their senior ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15934RELST 4996  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • RELST 4996 is the SECOND course in the Honors two-part sequence. To enroll in Honors, please email akc52@cornell.edu to request a permission number.

RELST 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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