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Engage with questions about life's ultimate meaning.

No matter what you want to do, understanding religion is essential to understanding the world around you. When you study religion, you're studying meaning – how we interpret, govern and determine our purpose in the world around us. 

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Department of Religion

WOMAN AS GURU Antoinette DeNapoli is advancing the understanding of female empowerment in patriarchal religions.

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Recent Publications

““I am the one who will change the direction of the world”: A Female Guru’s Response to Gender-Motivated Sexual Abuse and Inequality in Hinduism ”

Antoinette DeNapoli

The Rowman and Littlefield Handbook on Women’s Studies in Religion

“Religion and the Digital Arts”

J. Sage Elwell


“Eve, Mattidia, and the Gender Discourse of the Greek Pseudo-Clementine Novel”

Patricia Duncan

Early Christianity

“A Tale of Two Purims: Food-Identity Ideology and Purim Reception from the Late Persian to the Byzantine Christian Era ”

Johnny Miles

Biblical Interpretation

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