Faculty & Staff
"There is more work in interpreting
interpretations than in interpreting things; and more books
about books than on any other subject; we do nothing but write
glosses on on one another."
Montaigne, Essais, quoted in Michel
Foucault's The Order of Things
At certain times of year, scholars of religion in the U.S.
are often asked certain questions by the members of the local
media, such as...
are the origins of Halloween?
are the origins of Easter?
are the origins of Christmas?
are the differences between the traditional BC/AD and the
more recent BCE/CE dating systems?
much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck
Looking for the lighter side of religion in
the news? Then search the archives of:
Books are links!
Library Electronic Journals
Library Guide to Religious Studies (created by REL students)
of Religion and Society
Science Information Gateway
Religion: An Introduction (created with the assistance
of REL students)
Guides for Essay Writing
Tim's Guide to Expository Writing (PDF)
Professional Associations in the Study of Religion
Faculty Resource Page