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A 2013 course by Travis Smith at the University of Florida offers "a survey and analysis of some important genres and myth cycles of pre modern India."
A 2001 course by Nick Gier at the University of Idaho surveys "Hinduism and Jainism primarily through the philosophical topics of theories of reality, knowledge, and value."
A course by Miriam Dean-Otting at Kenyon College "offers a comparative approach to the study of mysticism with a focus on Hinduism and Judaism."
A 2013 course by Jack Hawley at Columbia University on selections of the poetry attributed to Surdas and the "genesis and development of the Sur tradition."
A 1999 course by Diana Eck at Harvard University explores "the gods and myths of Hindu India, the images through which the gods are envisioned and embodied, and the temples and pilgrimage places where they are worshipped."
A 2013 course by Jack Hawley at Columbia University provides an overview of the basic concepts, practices, and places of Hinduism.
A 2013 course by Ann Grodzins Gold at Syracuse University "introduces Hindu traditions and practices."
A 2014 course by James Yoxall at Mary Baldwin College provides "an introductory study of Hinduism philosophy, with a focus on basic teachings, mythology and the role and relevance of sacred texts."
A 2012 course by Roy Plathottathil at DeSales University "explores broadly the most important aspects of Hindu religion, culture and society."
A course by Joseph Molleur at Cornell College surveys "the central components of the Hindu worldview, by a careful reading of some of the traditions classic texts. This will include a study of such things as creation myths, the vedic gods and goddesses, karma, reincarnation, ways of liberation, the relation of the individual Self to the universal Self, divine descent, dharma, caste, and the place and role of women."
A 2011 course by Terry Muck at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary surveys "the origin, history, and basic tenets of Hinduism and Buddhism. Students also study the way these religions are practiced today, and the impact each is having on the world."
A 2001 course by Timothy Lubin at Washington and Lee University is an "exploration of temples in Hinduism, their forms and place in the lives of Hindus" with a focus on iconography, worship, and role in culture, religious education, and politics.