In addition to courses offered by the faculty of the department of Religious Studies, a number of faculty from other departments, and the Lutheran Theological Seminary, offer cross-listed courses which will count for credit toward the B.A. degree in Religious Studies.
Fred Dings, English Department (USC - Columbia)
19th and 20th century British and American poetry with a special interest in poetry writing
RELG 471: Religion and Poetry I: Abrahamic Faiths
RELG 472: Religion and Poetry II: Eastern Traditions
Brent Driggers, New Testament Studies(Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary)
New Testament Gospels, biblical ecclesiology, and the relationship between exegesis and systematic theology.
Jeremiah Hackett, Department of Philosophy (USC - Columbia)
Medieval and Renaissance philosophy. Current research: Roger Bacon; Medieval and Renaissance science; George Berkeley.
RELG 594Y: Philosophy of Religion
RELG 594E: Meister Eckhart
Maimuna Huq, Department of Anthropology (USC - Columbia)
Muslim societies; subjectivity and culture; Islam and religio-political movements; religion and gender; Bangladesh; South Asia and the Middle East.
RELG 551: Traditions and Transformations in Islamic Cultures
RELG 491K: Religious Activism
Jonathan Leader,Department of Anthropology - South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (USC - Columbia)
Near East, Micronesia, Eastern United States pre and proto-history; anthropology of magic and religion.
RELG 360: Anthropology of Magic and Religioin
Lamontte Luker, Hebrew Bible(Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary)
Literary criticism and theology of the Hebrew Bible; the history of the land of Israel-Palestine.