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Religious Studies

  1. Voodoo Valris

    Introduction to the Contemporary Roles of Haitian Vodou

    Jun 23, 2022
    The Haitian Arts Digital Crossroads (HADC) presents Introduction to the Contemporary Roles of Haitian Vodou from 5-7 pm on Monday, June 27,2022 in HSSC *N3110.
  2. Middle Eastern text with magifying glass

    The Intertwined Study of Religion and History

    May 14, 2022
    As a student in the course Studying Religion: Middle East (REL 103), which serves as an introduction to the religious studies major, you’ll be immersed in the history and religions of the Middle East.
  3. Dixuan Yujing Chen teaches religious studies

    Alternative Perspectives on Healing

    May 14, 2022
    Religion, Healing, and Health (REL 252) is an interdisciplinary course that explores the religious and social dimensions of healing worldwide. The course includes explorations of the complex relationships among spiritual practices, health, and wellness.
  4. Dr. Harold Kasimow

    Harold Kasimow will speak on Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Apr 21, 2022
    Harold Kasimow, Ph.D. — George Drake Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Grinnell College — is a leading scholar on interreligious dialogue and the author of several books. He will speak
  5. Tyler Roberts teaching a class

    College Mourns Professor Tyler Roberts

    Jun 09, 2021
    Tyler Tillinghast Roberts, professor of religious studies, died Thursday, June 3, at the age of 61.
  6. A silhouetted figure in front of stained glass

    The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

    Apr 08, 2021
    Join the religious studies, music, and American studies departments for a viewing and panel discussion of PBS’s new documentary, The Black Church hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  7. Gates Lecturer

    Feb 23, 2021
    Gates Lecturer Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst will give the 2021 Gates Lecture on April 8 noon–1 p.m. on Webex.
  8. How a Single Religious Studies Course Can Have an Impact on One’s Life

    Feb 23, 2021
    Religious Studies as a part of one’s liberal arts education
  9. Fear in Our Hearts: What Islamophobia Tells Us about America

    Feb 23, 2021
    Associate Professor of History and Religious Studies Caleb Elfenbein will discuss his newly published book "Fear in Our Hearts: What Islamophobia Tells Us about America".
  10. Tim Dobe teaching a religious studies course

    Because They’ve Been in Your Shoes

    Jun 08, 2020
    Faculty are not only mentors and advisers — they’re role models for how to navigate classes, careers, and life.

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