Articles by Ariela Marcus-Sells
Scholarship applications through the Religious Studies Department are open
February 15, 2022
Ariela Marcus-Sells publishes article in journal History of Religions
May 7, 2019
The article by the assistant professor of religious studies examines an Arabic text written by a Sufi Muslim scholar named Sīdi Muḥammad al-Kuntī, who lived in the Sahara Desert in the 19th century. The article argues that this scholar based his family's claim to social authority on their control over powerful practices that they called "the sciences of the unseen."
Ariela Marcus-Sells wins prestigious national fellowship
December 12, 2018
The assistant professor of religious studies will use the support from the National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to support her work on a book manuscript.
Ariela Marcus-Sells presents on devotional prayer in the Saharan Desert
September 17, 2018
An assistant professor of religious studies and Distinguished Emerging Scholar, Marcus-Sells presented the paper at Harvard Divinity School on Sept. 15.
Knowledge in Ifa: an African Intellectual Tradition
February 2, 2018
A talk about an African religious and intellectual tradition with Oludamini Ogunnaike.
'Marriage is Half of Your Religion:' Exploring Matrimonial Practices in American Muslim Communities – Nov. 5
October 29, 2015
6-7:15 p.m. in the McBride Gathering Space in the Numen Lumen Pavilion.