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The Religious Studies Department at Stanford invites applications for an open rank, tenure track position in American Religions with a focus on race and inequality. This search is part of a... Read More
Chinese Heirs to Muhammad: Writing Islamic History in Early Modern China recently published by J. Lilu Chen, PhD Alumna in Religious Studies. How was the past imagined by Hui Muslims in late... Read More
The Stanford Humanities Center invites applications for the Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities, a unique opportunity for recent PhD recipients in the humanities to develop as scholars... Read More
Kirsti Copeland, Lecturer in Religious Studies and Associate Dean of Student Affairs in the School of Engineering on online instruction and learning in Building Heaven and Hell (RELIGST 147)
Hearty congratulations to Adeana McNicholl on her recent success in an increasingly competitive job market! After finishing her dissertation at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year, Adeana will... Read More
RELIGST 31: The Religious Life of Things taught by Professor and Department Chair John Kieschnick was featured in The Stanford Sphere's list of must-take courses for Fall Quarter 2018.
In RELIGST 1: “Religion Around the Globe,” students learn about the role of religion in modern society by investigating and comparing the ancient and modern beliefs of six prominent world religions... Read More
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Not counting an early obsession with Greco-Roman mythology, Daniel Gullotta grew up in Australia with scant exposure to religion. But when he was 13, the 9/11 terrorist attacks confronted him with “... Read More
PhD student Adeana McNicholl presents "Being Buddha, Staying Woke: Racial Formation in Black Buddhist Writings", for the "Buddhism in the West" unit at  annual meeting of the American Academy of... Read More
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A new book released today, Jonathan Edwards Encyclodedia, contains an entry written by modern Christianity PhD student, Daniel Gullotta on Edwards' understanding of 'Theodicy'.
The Buddha's Word at Stanford (RELIGST 228/328) is linked to a Cantor Arts exhibition investigating the history of Buddhist manuscript and print culture in Asia using manuscripts and woodblock prints... Read More
Stanford Daily publishes profile on new religious studies faculty member Michael Penn.
The Religion of Existence: Asceticism in Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Sartre, a book authored by PhD alumna, Noreen Khawaja, recieves award from American Academy of Religion....Read more
Michael Penn, professor of religious studies at Stanford University, spoke in the Memorial Union on September 6th about his findings in five main texts that elude to a wider history between two... Read More
Stanford doctoral student Will Sherman was one of the lecturers when Bay Area teachers gathered at Stanford for a five-week program this spring that provided educators strategies to teach Islam. READ... Read More
Ernst Troeltsch
If all human values are contingent products of history and culture, can any of them be truly valid? TANU WAKEFIELD May 9, 2017... Read More