We seek to understand the symbiosis that exists between religions and other social and cultural systems, and view religion as an embedded phenomenon, one that cannot be studied apart from its surroundings.

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February 26, 2024
Music and Dance Library
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Recent News

The Center for the Study of Religion has made some changes to their grant and award cycle for the 2024 calendar year. Savko Undergraduate Research Grants will now be provided during Spring terms…

The Center for the Study of Religion congratulates Robin Judd and Michael Swartz on multiple prestigious awards!

Robin Judd has won two National Jewish Book Awards for her recent book…

The Center for the Study of Religion is excited to launch a new visiting scholar program for Spring 2024. This ongoing initiative aims to support contingent and independent scholars by bringing…

Congratulations to our 2023 Iles Award winner, Evan DeCarlo. Evan is a doctoral fellow in the interdisciplinary Folklore Program of The Ohio State University’s English Department. Shurouq Ibrahim…

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J. Albert Harrill
Professor, Department of History
Ph.D Candidate, Comparative Studies, The Ohio State University
Graduate Student, Department of History
Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Comparative Studies