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With particular strengths in the study of Christianity, Judaism, American religions, Islam, secularism, Buddhism, and other Asian religions, the Department of Religious Studies emphasizes descriptive, historical, and theoretical approaches to the study of religion.

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Sept. 23 Colloquium

Niki Kasumi Clements (Rice): “True Confessions: Foucault in the Archives” (On Zoom)
Niki Kasumi Clements
Sep 23, 2021 at - | Online

Why was Foucault so interested in Christianity? And why is Foucault’s recently published Confessions of the Flesh (2018/2021) still surprising in its sole emphasis on early Christian texts? How is Foucault’s…