Focused discussion of the history and methods of the study of religion via close readings of classical texts and narratives of the field from 1800-1900.
Study and read classical Arabic texts with the goal of learning the material as well as the syntax and grammar of Arabic.
An historical survey of the History of Religions School that emerged in the 1960s and 70s at the University of Chicago and came to play such an important role in the comparative study of religion.
Doubt, sex, despair, obsession, ecstasy in directors, writers, musicians wanting spiritual reboot, 1890-2015: such as Allen Ginsberg, Oscar Wilde, D.H. Lawrence, T.S. Eliot, H.P. Lovecraft, John Updike, and Ingmar Bergman.