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Dr. Wayne Te Brake, Professor Emeritus of History at SUNY-Purchase, offers historical evidence of religious tolerance and peace in early...

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has awarded Religious Studies Professor Robert Kugler a grant for his project, “Discoverin...

Religious Studies at Allegheny is not theological study; rather, Allegheny's curriculum examines how religious beliefs and practices intersect with culture a...

A strong religious fervor is coursing through the Eagles locker room this year, from Trey Burton baptisms to Chase Daniel Bible studies.

The new law specifically protects religious opposition to same-sex marriage, extramarital sex and transgender people. Gov. Phil Bryant said it "merely reinforces" existing religious freedoms.

Working with a team of international researchers, Harvard scientists gathered survey data in several locations around the globe and found that, following the trauma of seeing a friend or loved one killed or injured during conflict, many became more religious.

The Yale Religious Freedom and Society Project’s work on issues of freedom and civil society and institutions in Christian and Muslim societies of Africa has been recognized by the Center for Early African Christianity (CEAC) with a gift to Yale.

Religious Studies Faculty Reflect on the Year of Mercy
In December 2015, Pope Francis called for an extraordinary jubilee year, setting it apart from the ordinary cycle of jubilees, or holy years, which are called every 25 years in the Catholic Church
In December 2015, Pope Francis called for an extraordinary jubilee year, setting it apart from the ordinary cycle of jubilees, or holy years, which…

Tibetan monks visit IUP approximately every four years. During their time here, they make sand mandalas, give talks about the nature of Buddhism, and have mini-performances.

Mia Kaminski soaks up the applause after presenting
a bouquet of roses to her great-aunt, professor of
religious studies Phyllis Kaminski. The professor is
this year's recipient of the Maria Pieta Award.Contact
(574) 284-4579
May 5, 2014 (Notre Dame, Ind.)—Saint Mary’s College Dean of Faculty Vickie Hess presented Phyllis Kaminski, professor of religious studies, with the Maria Pieta Award at Honors Convocation on Sunday, May 4…

James W. Laine, the Arnold H. Lowe Professor of Religious Studies, has been awarded the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Award.

If signed, the order would create wholesale exemptions for people and organizations who claim religious objections to same-sex marriage, premarital sex, abortion, and trans identity.

How one Colorado parochial school used “project-based learning” to teach Judaic principles.

A new analysis by the Pew Research Center of data from the 2014 Religious Landscape Study revealed the most and least racially diverse U.S. religious groups.

Catholic judges are OK so long as they’re not ‘orthodox,’ one senator implies.

My grandmother-in-law, Joanne, died one week ago at the age of 80. Joanne was a mother of four, grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of seven. She w...

Felice Lifshitz
Dr Benjamin Pohl, review of Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture, (review no. 1844)
DOI: 10.14296/RiH/2014/1844
Date accessed: 11 February, 2018
This book offers an investigation into the Anglo-Saxon cultural province of Francia during the eighth century (more specifically the area between the Middle Main and Tauber valleys), which, to borrow the author’s…

This book provides philosophical grounds for an emerging area of scholarship: the study of religion and dance
In the first part, LaMothe investigates why scholars in religious studies have tended to overlook dance, or rhythmic bodily movement, in favor of textual expressions of religious life. In close readings of Descartes, Kant, Schleiermacher, Hegel, and Kierkegaard, LaMothe traces this attitude to formative moments of the field in…