Spring 2020 courses:

Find Duke Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, and Divinity School course offerings, as well as those at UNC-Chapel Hill using this link.


The chart below shows a full listing of Duke Graduate Program in Religion courses. Please note that some courses are not offered in all semesters.

Number Title Crosslistings
RELIGION519S Andalusia: Muslim, Jewish, Christian Spain AMES519S, JEWST519S, ROMST519S
RELIGION526A Religion and Civil Society in the Arab World AMES526A
RELIGION550 Archaeology of Palestine in Hellenistic-Roman Times JEWST550
RELIGION552S Live Images: Ancient and Medieval Representations of the Divine VMS533S, CLST558S, MEDREN507S
RELIGION560S Reading Heidegger AMES540S, LIT543S
RELIGION607 Hebrew Prose Narrative JEWST607
RELIGION608 Classical Hebrew Poetry JEWST608
RELIGION609 Rabbinic Hebrew JEWST609
RELIGION610 Readings in Hebrew Biblical Commentaries JEWST610
RELIGION611 Studies in Apocrypha and Pseudipigrapha
RELIGION612 Language and Literature of Dead Sea Scrolls
RELIGION613S Introduction to Jewish Studies JEWST601S, HISTORY601S
RELIGION620 Exegesis of the Hebrew Old Testament
RELIGION630-11 Exegesis of the Greek New Testament II: The Synoptic Gospels
RELIGION630-12S Exegesis of Greek NT II: Hebrews
RELIGION630-2 Exegesis of the Greek New Testament: Romans
RELIGION630-6 Exegesis of the Greek New Testament: I and II Corinthians
RELIGION631 Biblical Interpretation in Early Christianity
RELIGION633 Augustine MEDREN664
RELIGION634 Early Christian Asceticism MEDREN655
RELIGION635S Exegesis of the Greek New Testament: John's Gospel
RELIGION660 Justice, Law, and Commerce in Islam AAAS575, MEDREN659
RELIGION662S Muslim Networks Across Time and Space AMES629S
RELIGION663 Islam and Modernism
RELIGION664 The Religion and History of Islam
RELIGION680S Buddhist Thought and Practice
RELIGION690S Special Topics in Religion
RELIGION690S Astrology and Religion
RELIGION701S Elementary Syriac
RELIGION703S Aramaic
RELIGION704 Targumic Aramaic
RELIGION705 Elementary Akkadian
RELIGION706 Elementary Akkadian
RELIGION707 Introductory Sanskrit Language and Literature I SANSKRIT701
RELIGION708 Introductory Sanskrit Language and Literature II SANSKRIT702
RELIGION709 The Septuagint
RELIGION710 Readings in Judaica
RELIGION711 Pharisaic Judaism in the First Century
RELIGION712S Early Jewish Apocalypses: Daniel and 1 Enoch
RELIGION713S Greek-Speaking Judaism
RELIGION716S The Deuteronomistic History
RELIGION717S Modern Historical Study of the Prophets
RELIGION719S Early Christianity in its Relation to Judaism
RELIGION720S Old Testament Seminar
RELIGION721S Old Testament Seminar
RELIGION730S Seminar in the New Testament
RELIGION731S Seminar in the New Testament
RELIGION733 Living Issues in New Testament Theology
RELIGION735 The Doctrine of the Trinity
RELIGION741 The Old Testament in the New: New Testament Writers as Interpreters of Scriptures
RELIGION742 The Christian Mystical Tradition in the Medieval Centuries
RELIGION743 The Life of Paul
RELIGION744 Pauline Theology
RELIGION745 The Theology of Paul: Coherence and Development
RELIGION746 The Gospel According to Saint Matthew in Recent Research
RELIGION748S Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas HISTTHEO958
RELIGION749S Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas XTIANTHE962
RELIGION750S Seminar in Christian Theology
RELIGION751 God, Freedom, and Evil XTIANTHE955
RELIGION752S Faith and Reason XTIANTHE961
RELIGION753 Catholic Moral Theology: Its History and Contemporary Issues
RELIGION754 Icon Theology
RELIGION755 Theology and Contemporary Secular Understanding of Human Nature
RELIGION756 Happiness, Virtue, and Friendship
RELIGION757S Seminar in Theological Ethics
RELIGION758 New Testament Ethics
RELIGION759 Medicine, Ethics, and Theology: An Introduction Christian Ethics 763
RELIGION760S Seminar in Contemporary Christian Ethics
RELIGION765 Feminist Theology
RELIGION767 How Blackness Thinks: Religion and Black Feminism
RELIGION768 The Most Segregated Hour: Churches, Race, Class, & Caste BCS806
RELIGION770 Islam and Its World
RELIGION771S Islam, Medicine, and Healing
RELIGION775S Sociology of Religion SOCIOL775S
RELIGION780 The Christian Movement in China WXTIAN813
RELIGION781 Protestantism and the Making of Modern China WXTIAN814
RELIGION782 The Next Christendom: The Rise of Christianity Outside the West WXTIAN815
RELIGION783 Christianity's Encounter with Other Religions and Cultures: The Case of East Asia WXTIAN816
RELIGION790 Readings in Buddhist Texts
RELIGION799 Special Readings in Religion
RELIGION803S Intermediate Syriac
RELIGION809 Intermediate Sanskrit SANSKRIT803
RELIGION811S Origins of Orthodoxy 380-750 C.E.
RELIGION812 Readings in Latin Ecclesiastical Literature CHURHST806, MEDREN667
RELIGION814 The Sacraments in the Patristic and Early Medieval Period
RELIGION820 Women in the Medieval Church
RELIGION840 Luther and the Reformation in Germany
RELIGION841 The Radical Reformation
RELIGION842 Calvin and the Reformed Tradition
RELIGION843 Zwingli and the Origins of Reformed Theology
RELIGION844 Protestants and Pictures ARTHIST844
RELIGION846 Visual Culture of Modern Christianity
RELIGION850S Evangelical Traditions in America
RELIGION851 Interpretations of American Religion
RELIGION852S Contemporary American Religion
RELIGION853S Religious Issues in American History
RELIGION854 The Social Organization of American Religion
RELIGION857 American Religious Biography
RELIGION858 Catholic Traditions in the United States
RELIGION865 Nineteenth-Century European Theology
RELIGION866 Twentieth-Century European Theology
RELIGION871 Readings in the History of Religion
RELIGION872 Readings in North American Religious History
RELIGION880 Special Problems in Religion and Culture (Topics)
RELIGION882S Spaces, Bodies, and Narratives: Mapping Religion in Colonial India HISTORY741S
RELIGION884 Religion & Technology
RELIGION886 Christian Ethics and Contemporary Culture
RELIGION890 Special Topics
RELIGION890S Special Topics - Seminar
RELIGION904S Advanced Syriac
RELIGION905S Advanced Syriac
RELIGION910S Ethnography of Religion
RELIGION911 Religious Material Culture in Theory and Practice ARTHIST911
RELIGION912S Theorizing Religion
RELIGION914 Modernity of Religion
RELIGION915 Readings in Theology and Language
RELIGION916 Topics in the Study of Japanese Religions
RELIGION920 Systematic Theology
RELIGION925 Exegesis of Hebrew Text - HB/OT
RELIGION930 Death and Dying in Late Antiquity Classical Studies 940
RELIGION930S History and Theory
RELIGION935 Gospel of John in Greek
RELIGION940S Christian Theology/Western Metaphysics XTIANTHE965
RELIGION941 Philosophical Theology I
RELIGION942 Philosophical Theology II
RELIGION943S Philosophy and Theology After Wittgenstein
RELIGION945 Philosophical Method in Religious Studies
RELIGION946 Comparative Medieval Philosophy (Al-Farabi, Avicenna, Al-Ghazali, Averroes, Maimonides, Aquinas)
RELIGION947S Comparative Religious Studies (Case Study of Judaism, Christianity & Islam) ETHICS947S
RELIGION950 Hermeneutics
RELIGION951-01 Seminar in Early Christianity
RELIGION955 Practical Reason and Personal Identity: Explorations in Narrative
RELIGION960 Moral Theology in the Twentieth Century
RELIGION996S Teaching in Religion