Islam and the Qur’an

This course is a non‑theological effort to understand the Qur’an as a literary text, using it to also introduce Islam, Islamic theology and modern Islamic

Silence in Lit. and Scripture

Silence in Literature and Scripture At times, silence can communicate expression and thought clearly; at other times, it can be unnerving. Silence can speak and

The Bible: Judeo-Christian Traditions

The Bible: Judeo-Christian Traditions This course examines themes in the Hebrew and Christian scriptures. A close reading of selected sections of the Bible provides the