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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

UNCG’s Religious Studies Students Win

April 29, 2022

    Cynth Torres and Sophia Rosenberg recently won awards at the 16th annual Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research […]

Minor in Islamic Studies at UNCG

April 5, 2022

You can now minor in Islamic Studies at UNCG! Expand your knowledge of the principles and practices of one of […]

Levinson lecture with Dr. Anne Parsons: Remembering Resistance in Ukraine

March 4, 2022

        Join us on Tuesday, March 29, 7:00 PM EST via Zoom for an annual Henry Samuel […]

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.