Through course work, independent research, and extracurricular activities, religion majors investigate the central questions surrounding religion; explore history, culture, values, sacred texts, theology, and philosophical thought; and hone their methods of historical analysis, literary criticism, phenomenological description, and cross-cultural comparative study.
Professor Brown Selected To Participate in a Seminar On Teaching Interfaith Understanding
April 22, 2014
Professor of Religion Sid Brown has been selected to participate in an August seminar on Teaching Interfaith Understanding that will be held at DePaul University in Chicago, Ill., and is sponsored by the Council on Independent Colleges and Interfaith Youth Core.
Rural Religion Class Moves Heavy Sandstone Rock
September 23, 2013
Students in Rural Religion are seen handling heavy sandstone rock, the exact same kind of rock used in building a church, St. John's in Ladd Cove.
Alum Katharine K. Wilkinson’s book
July 9, 2013
Favorably reviewed recently in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Wilkinson's book continues to impress...