Religious Studies offers Richmond students the opportunity to study a broad range of religions from an academic perspective.
Adam Uslan received the 2016 Lynn C. Dickerson Award.
Ryan Shepherd was recognized with the 2016 Philip R. Hart Prize.
- Winiarski Fellowship
Dr. Doug Winiarski has been awarded a semester-long Residential Fellowship from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities to support his project, “Shakers, Jerkers & the Shawnee Prophet: Religious Encounters on the Early American Frontier.”
- Hanaoka Fellowship
Dr. Mimi Hanaoka received the Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship in InterAsian Contexts and Connections from the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) for 2015-2016.
- 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
- Jesus in History and Tradition
- Body/Sex in World Religious Literature
- Religion and the Arts
- Saints and Sinners in Muslim Literature
- Buddhism in India and Tibet
- Ethics, Religion, and War
- Sufism: Introduction to Islamic Mysticism
- Tolkien in Medieval Imagination
- Is Jewish-Christian Dialogue Possible?