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The Department of Religious Studies develops and delivers programs of study for majors and minors that provide students with a solid foundation in Religious Studies as a discipline in the liberal arts. In the case of majors, this training prepares students with sufficient talent and inclination to advance to graduate study in the field and in cognate fields.

Student Voices

Assemblages Anti-Oppression Works: Yathrip Abdelgadir

In today’s world,  societies are multi-dimensional and understanding the dynamics of power is critical. The Assemblages Anti-Oppression Works at UNCG […]

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Alumni Spotlight

Lillian Penny Carden

I was interested in so many different things, and I loved learning about many different kinds of people and their beliefs. I also really enjoyed the history aspect of Religious Studies – learning why wars were started, who wrote which parts of the Bible, and how/when different religions developed.

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Faculty Bookshelf

Blood Theology: Seeing Red in Body- and God-Talk (May 31, 2021)

Eugene F. Rogers Jr. The unsettling language of blood has been invoked throughout the history of Christianity. But until now […]

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Recent News

Upcoming April 13th Lecture: Who “Sees Themselves” in Jewish Children’s Books? by Dr. Amanda Mbuvi

March 25, 2021

The Jewish Studies Program is excited to announce its upcoming lecture, “Who “Sees Themselves” in Jewish Children’s Books?: A Transracial […]

Fall 2021 Course Listings

March 3, 2021

It is time to register for the Fall semester! The UNC Greensboro Religious Studies Department is excited to announce its […]

Spring 2021 Henry Samuel Levinson Lecture

January 19, 2021

The Jewish Studies Program is excited to announce its Henry Samuel Levinson Lecture: Antisocial Media: Antisemitism and Combating Religious Hate […]

UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and is committed to its mission to provide access and opportunity for all. In the Department of Religious Studies, we recognize the diversity of our students’ backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives as a particularly valuable asset that enables all of us to more deeply explore religion’s complex manifestations and impacts upon our world. We seek to provide an inclusive campus community that reflects and values the diversity of our world.