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Department of Theology and Religion

Study of Religion

Durham’s focus in the study of religion is on anthropological and sociological perspectives in the analysis of mainstream traditions and alternative religious movements, and on the practical study of contemporary religion. Specialist staff interests include Mormonism; death, dying and disposal; shamanism; religion and emotion; religion/faith and globalisation; religion and politics; contemporary evangelicalism and post-evangelicalism; religion and generational change; pilgrimage; sacred space; myth analysis; and South Asian Christianities.

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Please click here for a list of the Religion and Society research seminars.