Religious Studies majors acquire and hone tools for the critical analysis of the major religious traditions found throughout the world. This program will include immersion in the scriptures and other sacred texts within their historical contexts. It also offers robust engagement with visual and performing arts, and other components of material culture, as well as an understanding of how traditions influence and are influenced by the life settings in which they are found.
The theology and religious studies minor at Saint Joseph’s University explores the sacred texts, material cultures and central teachings of both Christian and non-Christian traditions.
The faith-justice studies minor at Saint Joseph’s University challenges students to consider existing social beliefs and priorities in light of Gospel values and faith-based social justice traditions.