The Ph.D. in World Religions prepares students to understand contemporary world religions and respond to them from a Christian worldview. This degree is offered in a modular format and equips students to evaluate world religions such as Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and new religious movements.

Incoming Ph.D. students are matched with a supervisor from our world-class faculty who shares their research interests. Professors who can supervise students in this area are:

Seminars provide students the opportunity to engage in focused study on key subjects in their academic discipline. The following list is a sampling of available courses in this area:

88140 The Phenomenon of Islam within the Contemporary World
88300 Nineteenth and Twentieth Century New Religious Movements
88100 Hinduism within Indian Life and Thought

If you are interested in applying for the Ph.D. in this area of study, learn more about the Admissions Process. To prepare for the entrance exam in this area of study, consult the study guide.