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

Bishop Curry '75 Explains Why Love Is the Way

Bishop Curry 1Love, self-care and healing relationships were the focus of a live virtual discussion with Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry '75 on Nov.…
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Virtual Book Discussion with the Most Rev. Bishop Curry '75 

Curry BookPresiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry '75 will discuss his new book as well as his philosophy on love and self-care with…
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Salter's Kinghorn Fellowship Explores the Varieties of Global Citizenship

Salter Richard 1As the 2019-20 John R. and Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellow, Professor of Religious Studies Richard Salter '86, P'15 engaged the HWS community and local students in a series of…
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The Most Rev. Bishop Curry '75 Authors Love Is the Way

Curry BookIn his new book, the Most Rev. Bishop Michael B. Curry '75, Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, writes about social and economic inequality, ideological division, faith and…
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Dobkowski Discusses Holocaust

Dobkowski Michael Class KColton,
Class is REL 272, The Sociology of the American Jewish Community. Today we were discussing Jews in colonial America, the first communities in NY, Philadelphia, Charleston and Newport, and issues of acceptance, integration and related issues.A panel discussion following a preview of the documentary film Harbor from the Holocaust includes HWS Professor of Religious Studies Michael Dobkowski. Hosted by the Virtual Little Theatre in partnership…
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