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Elon welcomes sixth Multifaith Scholars cohort

September 5, 2022

Through a two-year fellows program, the five juniors of this interdisciplinary cohort will participate in specialized coursework, faculty-mentored undergraduate research, campus leadership, and community engagement in multifaith contexts.

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."