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.
Students may apply to the minor beginning with the fall 2013 semester.
In an event moderated by Lara Logan of "60 Minutes," six spiritual leaders urged Elon students to intentionally interact with people of various faith traditions.
Rebecca Todd Peters, the 2012-13 Elon Distinguished Scholar, this week shared more about the ideas that underlie her work on solidarity ethics.