Studies in Religion


Studies in Religion offers a rich scholarly environment for the critical study of religion.

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Dr Jay Johnston, Professor Iain Gardner, Dr Chris Hartney, Professor Carole Cusack

Research Location

Department of Studies in Religion, School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM)

Program Type



Academic staff have a wide variety of interests that include world religions; religion, media and popular culture, esotericism, spirituality and new religious movements.

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religion and popular culture, esotericism, spirituality, new religious movements, Medieval Christianity, western Esotericism, contemporary religious trends, early Christianit, ancient Christianity, Gnostic and Coptic Studies, Buddhism, Buddhist Contemplative Practices and Healing, Mandaeism, European mythology, mysticism, art and religion

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 465