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 Religious Studies Department welcomes applications for its scholarships.
The Department of Religious Studies faculty will collaborate with colleagues from the University of St. Thomas and Augsburg University on the $7,500 Wabash Center grant.
Brodt, a native of Poland who now lives in High Point, N.C., shared his story of tragedy and strength through one of the darkest periods in history during his Feb. 13 visit to Elon.
Thirteen scholars from around the world will participate in the Center's second symposium to be held Feb. 7-9.
In conjunction with The Religious Body Imagined symposium, an exhibition of Christian, Hindu and Buddhist figures will be on view in Numen Lumen Pavilion with an opening reception on Friday, Feb. 8, beginning at 4:30 p.m.