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Graduate Program in Religion : Research Interests


  1. Mark Chaves, Professor Chaves specializes in the sociology of religion. Most of ...
  2. Elizabeth A. Clark, History and Patristics
  3. Mark S. Goodacre, New Testament, Gospels, Historical Jesus, Paul, Christian Origins, Gospel of Thomas, Jesus in Film, the Internet
  4. David Morgan, material culture of religion, religion and media
  5. Melvin K. Peters, Septuagint
  6. Lucas Van Rompay, Syriac and Eastern Christianity.

American Religion

  1. Joseph R. Winters, Religion and Critical Theory; African American Religious Thought; African American Literature; Continental Philosophy

Asian Religions

  1. Richard Jaffe, Japanese Buddhism, Buddhism and Modernity, and Classical Texts

History of Judaism

  1. Laura S. Lieber, History of Biblical Interpretation; Rabbinics; Early and Medieval Synagogue
  2. Carol L. Meyers, Archaeology of the Biblical World; Social History of Ancient Israel; Gender In Ancient Near East
  3. Eric M. Meyers, Late Biblical Literature, Rabbinics, Archaeology
  4. Leela Prasad, Anthropology of Ethics, modern Hinduism, Gandhi, Anthropology of Religion, Colonialism & Postcolonial Theory, Gender & Religion

Islamic Studies

  1. Mohsen Kadivar, Modern Qur’anic Studies, Classical Islamic Philosophy, Islamic Legal & Ethical Theories, Islamic Political Thought, Human Rights and Democracy in Islam, Classical and Modern Shi’a Theology
  2. Bruce B. Lawrence, Islam, India, and Religion in Cyberspace

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