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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Recent News

September 29, 2021

The Center for the Study of Religion is seeking talented artists like YOU to help us design our new logo! We’re looking for designs that capture the spirit of the Center’s work on the academic…

September 26, 2021

The Center for the Study of Religion is now accepting applications for our two Savko Undergraduate Awards: one Undergraduate Research Grant and one for Best Undergraduate Paper. Please see the…

May 3, 2021

The Center for the Study of Religion is pleased to announce the results of its awards programs for the 2020-2021 academic year!

For the Robert L. and Phyllis J. Iles Award for Graduate…

January 4, 2021
Join us in celebrating the astounding work done by some of our religious studies faculty affiliates. This list of recent publications reflects a commitment to integrating interdisciplinarity into the…

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J. Albert Harrill
Professor, Department of History
Ethan Knapp
Associate Professor, Department of English