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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.

Upcoming Events



Race, Class and Privilege: How Latino Jews Navigate Life in the United States

Laura Limonic, College of Old Westbury at the State University of New York
Mar 18, 2021 at -

A talk in the "Jews, Race, and Religion" lecture series.



“We are the Ethiopian Hebrews, Brothers to the Fair White Jew”: Race, Religion, and Jewish Identity in Harlem

Judith Weisenfeld, Princeton University
Mar 25, 2021 at -

A talk in the "Jews, Race, and Religion" lecture series.



“Rethinking ‘Magic’ in Ancient Christianity and Judaism: A View from Ethiopian Prayer Scrolls”

Aaron Butts, Catholic University of America
Mar 25, 2021 at -

A talk in the Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins "Popular Piety" series.