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Summer 2018

Introduction to major living world religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1113).


107.001

Instructor: Wolne, Daniel
Online Class

This course is designed to give an introduction to the basic beliefs, practices, and texts of some of the world’s major religions. The class will begin with an examination of Hinduism, and then move on to Buddhism, and then include a short section on Chinese religion & philosophy. After looking at these “Eastern” religions, we will examine the “Western” religious tradition, starting with Judaism, then looking at Christianity, and finally Islam.

107.003

Instructor: Candelaria, Michael
Online Class

A study of major Asian traditions, such as Taoism, Hinduism and Buddhism. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1213). {Fall}


263.002

Instructor: Gerber, Lisa
Online Class

This class is a survey of the major religious traditions endogenous to Asia. Primarily, this includes Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Shinto. The history, major doctrines, rituals, important sacred texts, and contemporary developments of these traditions will be covered, giving the student an introduction to the religious cultures of India, China, & Japan.

Studies in major religious figures or movements. Topic varies.


347.001 T: Curandero Traditional Med

Instructor: Torres, Eliseo
Dates: Jul. 16, 2018 - Jul. 27, 2018
Time/s: MTWRF 8:10 AM - 12:40 PM
Location: Anthropology 163

  • Type: Topics

Fall 2018

Survey of Bible in historical context.


103.001

Instructor: Candelaria, Michael
Time/s: TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 128

In this course we will survey the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and the New Testament. We will examine the historical, cultural, social, geographic, political, and religious backgrounds of each of the thirty nine books of the Old Testament and of the twenty seven books of the New Testament. We will examine how these backgrounds form the books of the Bible. We will study the authorship, date, audience, context, and content of each book. We will trace the origins, the transmission, compilation, the editing, and final edition of each work. We will also explore methods of Biblical interpretation and discuss Biblical theologies.

  • Type: Lecture

Introduction to major living world religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1113).


107.001

Instructor: Wolne, Daniel
Time/s: MWF 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Location: Woodward Lecture Hall 101

This course is designed to give an introduction to the basic beliefs, practices, and texts of some of the world’s major religions. The class will begin with an examination of Hinduism, and then move on to Buddhism, and then include a short section on Chinese religion & philosophy. After looking at these “Eastern” religions, we will examine the “Western” religious tradition, starting with Judaism, then looking at Christianity, and finally Islam.

  • Type: Lecture

107.002

Instructor: ,

This course is designed to give an introduction to the basic beliefs, practices, and texts of some of the world’s major religions. The class will begin with an examination of Hinduism, and then move on to Buddhism, and then include a short section on Chinese religion & philosophy. After looking at these “Eastern” religions, we will examine the “Western” religious tradition, starting with Judaism, then looking at Christianity, and finally Islam.
  • Canceled by department 5/09/2018.
  • Type: Lecture

107.006

Instructor: Candelaria, Michael
Online Class

107.008

Instructor: Van Andel, Kelly
Online Class

107.009

Instructor: Van Andel, Kelly
Online Class

107.010

Instructor: Wolne, Daniel
Online Class

Pentateuch and the historical books of the Old Testament. {Fall}


230.002

Instructor: Todd, Judith
Online Class

New Testament and early Christian history.


232.002

Instructor: ,
Time/s: TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 132

  • Type: Lecture

A study of major Asian traditions, such as Taoism, Hinduism and Buddhism. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1213). {Fall}


263.003

Instructor: Shetiya, Vibha
Online Class

263.004

Instructor: Gerber, Lisa
Online Class

A study of major Western traditions, such as Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1223). {Spring}


264.001

Instructor: Lipka, Hilary
Time/s: MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 226

  • Type: Lecture

264.003

Instructor: Ray, Donna
Online Class

(Also offered as AFST 303) Students will be introduced to the Black experience, which necessitates the redefinition of God and Jesus Christ in the lives of Black people as the struggle for transcendental and political freedom.


303.001

Instructor: Martin, J E Jamal
Time/s: W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Mesa Vista Hall 4022

  • Type: Lecture

An introduction to the origin and development of mystical aspects of Islam, commonly known as Sufism. The course examines themes such as Sufism vis-à-vis Islamic orthodoxy, mystical experience, the literary heritage of Sufism, Sufi organizations.


314.001

Instructor: Banihashemi, Mozafar
Time/s: TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: R.O. Anderson Grad Sch of Mgmt 128

  • Type: Lecture

(Also offered as HIST 326/526) The history of Christianity from its beginnings in Palestine to the eve of the Protestant Reformation. Primary focus will be on the rich variety of forms-doctrinal, liturgical and institutional-that Christianity assumed through the Medieval centuries. Also of concern will be its contributions and significance as a civilizing force. {Fall}


326.001

Instructor: Ray, Donna
Time/s: TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: Mitchell Hall 102

  • Type: Lecture

Studies in major religious figures or movements. Topic varies.


347.001 T: Apocalypse in the Anct Wrld

Instructor: Gorton, Luke
Time/s: TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 229

  • Type: Topics

347.002 T: Atheism: Trends & Critiques

Instructor: Wolne, Daniel
Time/s: TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 127

  • Type: Topics

347.003 T: Buddhist Philosophy

Instructor: Harter, Pierre-Julien
Time/s: MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Location: Collaborative Teaching & Learn 230

  • Type: Topics

347.004 T: Biblical Law

Instructor: Lipka, Hilary
Time/s: MWF 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 126

  • Type: Topics

347.005 T: Introduction to Buddhism

Instructor: Ulrich, Katherine
Time/s: TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 126

  • Type: Topics

347.006 T: (Non) Violence and Religion

Instructor: Ulrich, Katherine
Time/s: TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 126

  • Type: Topics

347.007 T: Pol Islam Past & Present

Instructor: Banihashemi, Mozafar
Time/s: TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 227

  • Type: Topics

347.008 T: Religion & Gender in the US

Instructor: Bridgers, Lynn
Time/s: TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 126

  • Type: Topics

347.009 T: Postmodernism and Religion

Instructor: Candelaria, Michael
Time/s: TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 128

  • Type: Topics

347.010 T: Curanderismo Part 1

Instructor: Torres, Eliseo
Online Class

347.011 T: Celluloid Buddhas

Instructor: Dever, Susan
Time/s: F 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Cons for Env Rsrch, Info & Art 365

  • Type: Topics

An introduction exploring relationships between the literary and religious traditions. {Fall}


350.001

Instructor: Van Andel, Kelly
Online Class

350.002

Instructor: Van Andel, Kelly
Online Class

(Also offered as HIST 441) This class will cover the rise and development of the nation's religious groups, from first contact to the present day. The focus will be on the social impact of the groups and how they influenced the development of American life.


441.001

Instructor: Ray, Donna
Time/s: TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: Mitchell Hall 221

  • Type: Seminar

(Also offered as COMP, HIST, PHIL, POLS 453) Supervised research in one or more disciplines leading to an undergraduate thesis for the major in Asian Studies.


453.001

Instructor: Brau, Lorna
Location:

  • Type: Independent Study

Topics in the literary and historical analysis of Biblical texts. Prerequisite: 230 or 231 or 232.


463.001 Sem: Theology of Paul

Instructor: Yates, Franklin
Time/s: TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: Dane Smith Hall 232

  • Type: Seminar

Restriction: permission of program chairperson.


497.001

Instructor: Wolne, Daniel

  • Type: Seminar

497.002

Instructor: Bussanich, John

  • Type: Seminar

497.003

Instructor: Gerber, Lisa
Location:

  • Type: Seminar

497.004

Instructor: Banihashemi, Mozafar
Location:

  • Type: Seminar

497.005

Instructor: Yates, Franklin
Location:

  • Type: Seminar

497.006

Instructor: Gorton, Luke
Location:

  • Type: Seminar

497.008

Instructor: Van Andel, Kelly
Location:

  • Type: Seminar

497.009

Instructor: Ray, Donna
Location:

  • Type: Seminar

497.010

Instructor: Bridgers, Lynn
Location:

  • Type: Seminar

497.011

Instructor: Lipka, Hilary
Location:

  • Type: Seminar