Religious Studies

Religious Studies

The Department of Religious Studies brings a variety of perspectives to the study of a significant aspect of human existence: religion. At HWS, the study of religion is intrinsically multicultural and interdisciplinary as students learn through different academic approaches like historical, ethical, political and theological angles.

Religious Studies NEWS

Arabzada ’19 Blogs on Sports, Islam and Misconceptions

Arabzada_Zahra_1On her new blog, Zahra Arabzada ’19 is documenting her training for a 38-mile race this September in Springfield, Mass. The blog, titled The Hijabi Runner, also addresses questions, assumptions and misconceptions about…
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Willis ’19 Interning at Heritage Foundation

This summer, Katrina Willis ’19 is interning at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. After visiting the organization during the annual Day on the Hill experience over winter break, Willis…
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HWS Professors to Speak in Seneca Falls This Weekend

Woodworth AnwarThis coming weekend, two HWS professors will be speaking at separate events in Seneca Falls, N.Y. On Saturday, July 15, Associate Professor and Chair of Religious Studies Etin Anwar will…
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Bishop Singh to Deliver Baccalaureate Address

Singh_BishopThe Rt. Rev. Prince G. Singh, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester and HWS Trustee, will be the keynote speaker during the 2017 Baccalaureate celebration, held on Saturday, May…
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Dissecting Religious Violence

Lecture by Susan Juster from the University of Michigan in the Geneva RoomThe Colleges welcomed Professor of History Susan Juster of the University of Michigan to discuss her research on religious violence between Catholics and Protestants in colonial America during her talk…
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