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New Visiting Assistant Professor: Rohit Singh

Rohit Singh is a PhD candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara, specializing in South Asian and Tibetan religions. His work…

Students Travel to Istanbul over Spring Break

Over Spring Break this year, 13 UNCG undergraduates and graduate students joined Dr. Asa Eger, Assistant Professor of History, and Dr. Derek…

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Alumni Spotlights

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

Playing with Religion in Digital Games

Shaman, paragon, God-mode: modern video games are heavily coded with religious undertones. From the Shinto-inspired Japanese video game Okami to the internationally…

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