The Study of Religion draws upon social scientific and humanistic methods in order to interpret religious phenomena worldwide. Due to this interdisciplinary approach, the Study of Religion attracts creative, versatile students willing to learn different ways of thinking about and interpreting human life and culture. The religion concentration at Harvard allows students to explore some of the most profound issues that face human beings. Read more.
- LinkedIn Group: "Alumni of Harvard University Comparative Study of Religion Undergraduate Concentration"
- LinkedIn Group: "Doctoral Alumni from the Study of Religion at Harvard University"
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- The Study of Religion at Harvard University public Facebook page (weekly announcements are posted here)
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Frequently Asked Questions
- What is required for application to the Ph.D. program?
- Do you have to believe in God to study religion?
- What are the opportunities for teaching?
- Can courses “double-count” for both Gen Ed and Religion requirements?
- Why should I concentrate in Religion?
- What is the latest information on the unionization of graduate students at Harvard?
- Is a writing sample required for applicants?