School of Theology is a professional school of Emory University
and one of thirteen official seminaries of the United Methodist Church.
The Center for Ethics at Emory University is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to interdisciplinary research, to leadership education, and
to providing forums that promote conversation about contemporary ethical
issues and choices.
Emory Library Resources
Woodruff Library acquires materials in religious studies, especially in non-Christian and comparative religions. Religious Studies Librarian Tim Bryson is available for consultation on finding or acquiring resources in any format (print, multimedia, digital).
The Emory-Tibet Partnership creates courses and activities for Emory students and scholars to explore the Tibetan tradition; develops programs for Tibetan students and scholars to explore the Western tradition; and originates opportunities for scholars to explore the complementary aspects of the two traditions. The Emory-Tibet Partnership is pleased to announce that His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama has been named Presidential Distinguished
Professor at Emory University, the first university appointment accepted by
the 1989 Nobel Peace Laureate and leader of the Tibetan exile community.
Division of Religion
The Graduate Division of Religion offers Ph.D. level
work in the study of religion. In 1995, the National Council of Education ranked
Emory fifth in the nation among graduate programs in religion.
Institute of Liberal Arts
The Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts offers
Ph.D. level instruction in liberal studies, American studies, critical theory,
and religion and literature. It is a long-established and distinguished graduate
level program in the liberal arts.
Initiative in Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding
The ethnic and religious violence that characterizes contemporary life calls for new ways of thinking and writing. As a response, Emory University has begun a major new initiative in Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding. This international initiative is central to Emory’s university-wide strategic initiative on Religions and the Human Spirit.
Tam Institute for Jewish Studies
The establishment of Emory University's Institute
for Jewish Studies in February 1999 gave institutional recognition to the University's
strength in the study of Jewish life and culture, and signaled Emory's intention
to become the premier site for Jewish Studies in the southeastern United States.
and Religion Program
The Law and Religion Program at Emory University is
designed to explore the religious dimensions of law, the legal dimensions of religion,
and the interaction of legal and religious ideas and methods.
has an on-line conference for Religion students at Emory.
University's Center on Myth and Ritual in American Life ("MARIAL") is one of five
Sloan Centers on Working Families, supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's
Program on Dual-Career Working Middle Class Families. The Emory Center focuses
its research on the functions and significance of ritual and myth in dual wage-earner
middle-class families in the American South.
Religions and the Human Spirit is one of the University-wide initiatives which has grown out of the Strategic Plan theme of "Confronting the Human Condition and Human Experience."
The Religious Life Office has information on student religious life organizations and communities and worship services of many different faiths.
Schatten Gallery of the Robert W. Woodruff Library maintains a diverse exhibition
schedule over the entire calendar year. The gallery's primary function is to support
and complement the dissemination of educational themes of interest to academic
scholars, departments, divisions, and other organizations on campus in an easily
accessible visual format.
Practice Learning (TPL)
In an effort to influence the future of pedagogy
at Emory, TPL aims to strengthen the connection between academics and contemporary
social issues, train Emory teachers to effectively implement experiential education,
and create an intellectual environment of learning by doing.
Studies in Dharamsala, India
Program hosted by Emory University, Drepung
Loseling Institute, and the Institute for Buddhist Dialectics. SPRING SEMESTER
Working Group on Religion and Conflict
The Working Group on Religion and
Conflict is a gathering of professors in history of religions, ethics, and theology
who are concerned with understanding the nature of inter-religious conflict from
an interdisciplinary perspective.
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