Religious Studies offers Richmond students the opportunity to study a broad range of religions from an academic perspective.
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Richard McGregor from Vanderbilt University who will present a lecture, "The Relic and Its Witness: Gaze and Display as Islamic Practice," on February 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Brown-Alley Room. All are invited to attend.
- Cobb Award
Dr. Stephanie Cobb's article Polycarp’s Cup: Imitatio in the Martyrdom of Polycarp was awarded the annual Bruce Mansfield prize for the best article published in the Journal of Religious History for the previous year.
- Winiarski Seminar Leader
Dr. Doug Winiarski is a seminar leader for the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture's Young Scholars in American Religion program for 2014-2016.
- Hanaoka Article
Dr. Mimi Hanaoka published the article “Perspectives from the Peripheries: Strategies for ‘Centering’ Persian Histories from the ‘Peripheries’" in the Journal of Persianate Studies.
Junior's research project will leave you wondering: what's a religious studies major doing working on a math project?
Richmond student experiences life in the outback with an Aboriginal Australian tribe while studying abroad.
Students discover valuable approaches to learning through First-Year Seminar class
New dean of arts and sciences has history of interdisciplinary education as both a teacher and lifelong student
Scholarship Repository Readership
The University of Richmond's Scholarship Repository shares faculty publications with a world-wide audience. The map below shows where articles from religious studies faculty are being read around the globe.
- The Bible as Literature
- Lost Christianities
- Sacred Arts of India
- Queers in Religion
- Medieval Religious Thought
- Varieties of Christina Ethics
- Ninety-Nine Names of God
- Richmond: City of the Dead
- God is Dead
- Islam in America
- Devil in the Details: Microhistory
- Tolkien in Medieval Imagination
- Jews and Christians in Dialogue