East College Room 203A
Office Hours for Fall 2014: 10:30-11:20 MWF,
or by appointment
His teaching responsibilities focus on exploring the Biblical texts in their historical, social, and comparative contexts. He also specializes in Islam, early Christianity, and Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Research interests include relations between Islam and Christianity, both past and present.
FYSM 100 First-Year Seminar
The First-Year Seminar (FYS) introduces students to Dickinson as a "community of inquiry" by developing habits of mind essential to liberal learning. Through the study of a compelling issue or broad topic chosen by their faculty member, students will: - Critically analyze information and ideas - Examine issues from multiple perspectives - Discuss, debate and defend ideas, including one's own views, with clarity and reason - Develop discernment, facility and ethical responsibility in using information, and - Create clear academic writing The small group seminar format of this course promotes discussion and interaction among students and their professor. In addition, the professor serves as students' initial academic advisor. This course does not duplicate in content any other course in the curriculum and may not be used to fulfill any other graduation requirement.
RELG 103 Hebrew Scriptures in Context
Cross-listed with JDST 103-01.
JDST 103 Hebrew Scriptures in Context
Cross-listed with RELG 103-01.
RELG 259 Islam
Cross-listed with HIST 259-01 and MEST 259-01.
MEST 259 Islam
Cross-listed with HIST 259-01 and RELG 259-01.
HIST 259 Islam
Cross-listed with MEST 259-01 and RELG 259-01.
JDST 107 New Testament in Context
Cross-listed with RELG 107-01.
RELG 107 New Testament in Context
Cross-listed with JDST 107-01.
MEST 122 Middle East since 1750
Cross-listed with HIST 122-01.
HIST 122 Middle East since 1750
Cross-listed with MEST 122-01.
RELG 270 Middle Eastern Christianity
Cross-listed with MEST 270-01.
MEST 270 Middle Eastern Christianity
Cross-listed with RELG 270-01.
MEST 500 Independent Study