Religious Studies Research

Faculty members are happy to involve undergraduate students in their research projects and often collaborate with other departments, community members and employers. That gives you the opportunity to get additional hands-on experience.

Current Research & Areas of Interest:

• The Nature of Religiosity
• The Social History of early Christianity
• Early Christian Biblical Interpretation
• 16th Century Anabaptism
• New Religious Movements in North America
• Indian Religion, Philosophy & Culture
• Medieval & Modern Hinduism
• Asian Religious Teachers & Spiritual Seekers
• The Hindu Great Goddess Durga
• The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
• Japanese Religion & Culture
• Modern Buddhism
• Early Islamic Theology & Philosophy
• Early Sufism
• Islamic Responses to Religious Diversity
• Buddhism in the West