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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

Juanita Webb

Juanita Webb a former major, has accepted an offer from the University of York in England for an MA In […]

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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

Newsletter by University Teaching and Learning Commons: Teaching During Ramadan

March 15, 2023

In this month’s newsletter, the UTLC shares tips for faculty and staff about teaching during Ramadan. These suggestions and the […]

This Friday Feb 24th “The Vast Oceans: A Transatlantic African Sufi Past” by Dr. Youssef Carter

February 20, 2023

In this talk, Dr. Carter will share his fascinating study of the transatlantic spiritual network of African-American and West African […]

New Article About the NCSV! – “Gaming Network Bolsters Community and Sparks Scholarship”

January 20, 2023

Want to learn more about the Network for the Cultural Study of Video Gaming? Visit their website

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.