Religious Studies
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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

The Most Rev. Bishop Curry on Justice, Action and Love in Washington Post

PFS Michael B. Curry-0606“Our nation's heart breaks right now because we have strayed far from the path of love. Because love does not look like one man's knee on another man's neck, crushing…
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Faculty Earn Full Professorship, Emeriti Status

Coxe Hall Quad beautyAt the spring meeting of the HWS Board of Trustees, five faculty members were elevated to full professor and another five were granted emeriti status. Effective July 1, Etin Anwar…
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Henking Named Interim President of Salem Academy and College

Susan HenkingProfessor Emerita of Religious Studies and former adviser to the HWS Board of Trustees Susan Henking has been named Interim President of Salem Academy and College in Winston-Salem, N.C. Her…
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Student Trustees Elected

Student Trustees 3Thomas “Gib” Shea '22 and Nuzhat Wahid ‘22 have been elected by their peers to serve as Junior Student Trustees. In their roles, Shea and Wahid will become voting members…
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Curry '75 Livestreams Sermon, Offers “Habits of Grace”

Curry-Bishop-Michael-EpiscopalChurch-1Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Bishop Michael B. Curry '75, has turned to technology to connect with the…
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