Religious Studies

LdM offers courses in a variety of topics in religion, emphasizing a comparative study of religions and the role they play in the world’s diverse societies. The aspects examined are essential to students’ understanding of religious and spiritual beliefs and their relation to past and contemporary culture.

Religious Studies courses examine world religions, their practices and their connections to other social, economic, and political institutions.

Course Listing

Introduction to the Bible (Old Testament)
World Religions
Monotheisms: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
History of Christianity
Understanding Islam
Yoga: Breathing, Meditation, Spirituality
The Holocaust: Jewish and Christian Responses
The Catholic Church and Society in Italy
Jewish Life in Italy from the Renaissance to the Present
Women in Religion
Magic, Ghosts, Divination in the Ancient World
Ancient Religions

Please note that this is a selection of LdM courses. Consult the current LdM Course Schedules  for offerings by site and session, and the LdM Academic Catalog for a complete list of courses, descriptions, and prerequisites.