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December 14, 2020
Faculty in the Department of Religious Studies presented research and participated in leadership roles at the joint annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), which took place online between Nov. 29 and Dec. 10.
May 20, 2020
The senior Religious Studies major studied Jewish responses to white nationalism.
May 19, 2020
The senior Religious Studies and Journalism major studied Islamophobia in the US Airline Industry.
May 13, 2020
The department recognized outstanding academic work by one junior and one senior.
May 13, 2020
Religious Studies Professor Geoffrey Claussen's chapter was published in the volume Ehyeh Asher Ehyeh, edited by David Birnbaum and Martin S. Cohen
February 18, 2020
“Musar and Jewish Veganism” appears in Jewish Veganism and Vegetarianism: Studies and New Directions, a new volume edited by Jacob Ari Labendz and Shmuly Yanklowitz.
January 13, 2020
Geoffrey Claussen, associate professor and chair of the Department of Religious Studies, presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Jewish Ethics
December 17, 2019
“The Exodus and Some Possibilities of Jewish Political Thought,” which Associate Professor Geoffrey Claussen co-authored with Emily Filler, appears in the new T&T Clark Handbook of Political Theology.
November 26, 2019
Members of the Religious Studies Department presented their research and participated in the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature held Nov. 23-26 in San Diego, California.
Amanda Mbuvi: ‘Seeing Ourselves in Books: What a Jewish Transracial Adoption Story Illustrates about Family and Identity’
September 10, 2019
High Point University professor Amanda Mbuvi will present on issues of race, religion, nationality, family, and identity