Religion matters – just read the headlines. The field of Religious Studies provides you with an important knowledge base and helps you acquire a valuable skill set that can be used for adaptive problem solving, ethical leadership and engaged global citizenship in an increasingly interconnected world. Our faculty is known for creative teaching strategies, engaged- and service-learning techniques and student-centered pedagogy.
The academic field of Religious Studies fosters intellectual flexibility and cultivates practical competencies. For all those who ask big questions and want to tackle the big problems - we welcome you.
The world-renowned artist will share her work in the Numen Lumen Pavilion on Thursday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m.
The chair of the Department of Religious Studies authored "Standing with Kate" for the online news site about the Mormon Church's recent excommunication of a prominent voice in favor of ordaining women in the church.
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Lynn R. Huber, was invited by the Norwegian Institute in Rome to share her work as part of a workshop on "Political, ideological, and cognitive entailments of marriage symbolism in medieval Europe.
Recent Elon University graduate Sarah Holland's study of Christian complicity in the evils of Nazi Germany shed light on the way people of faith can be led astray by leaders who exploit religious beliefs at the expense of marginalized populations.
The professor of religious studies shares stories of making baby food for her children and takes to task companies that put the bottom line ahead of social welfare and care for others.