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Religious Studies offers Richmond students the opportunity to study a broad range of religions from an academic perspective.

Department News

Mimi Hanaoka published an article on Japanese wrestler Antonio Inoki on the sports and pop culture blog Grantland.

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.

Upcoming Courses

  • Whores, Dragons, and the Anti-Christ: Revelation and the Apocalyptic Imagination
  • God Is Dead
  • Queers in Religion
  • Devil in the Details: Microhistory & Historical Narrative

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Contact Us

Mailing address:
Department of Religious Studies
Weinstein Hall, Room 102
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, Virginia 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8325
Fax: (804) 287-6504

Chair: Doug Winiarski
Administrative coordinator: Carolyn Smart-Harris