Religious Studies / Center for Religious Understanding
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Religious Studies Research

Student and Faculty Research

Religious Studies students are encouraged to engage in scholarly and creative enterprise.  We are proud to feature some of the intellectual contributions of our accomplished Undergraduates. Such work includes formal presentations at OU events and academic conferences.  Earlier submissions can be accessed through the archive tab.

In addition to their commitment to quality teaching, Religious Studies faculty undertake diverse and innovative scholarly and research agendas.  We are very pleased to display some of their creative output, including conference papers and notes from formal public talks. Earlier submissions can be accessed below, under archives.

Student Research

Religious Studies students are encouraged to engage in scholarly and creative enterprise.  Some of their work, including formal presentations at OU events and academic conferences, are displayed here.

Postmodern Theology, Radical Orthodoxy or Nihilism by Daniel Cox

Diffusing Explosive Reactions to Terror by Jamison Knudsen

Iconography in Judaism and Christianity in Relation to the Roman World by Elena Marie Durnbaugh

Religion & Evolution, Why I'm not a "New" Athiest by Daniel Cox

 

Faculty Research

Religious Studies faculty pursue diverse scholarly and research agendas.  Some of their work, including conference and event presentations, are displayed here.

Jews & Muslims, A Forgotten History of Coexistence by Basma El-Bathy

Jews & Muslims, A Forgotten History of Coexistence by Michael Pytlik

The Rise of Science and the Fall of Theology by Tristin Hassell

Science, Religion and Evolution by Rabbi Joe Klein

Superman's Secret Identity: The Jewish Origins of our Comic-Book Superheroes by Rabbi Joe Klein