Asian Religions Concentration


Concentration in Asian Religions offers students the opportunity to study an Asian language and religion, while at the same time gaining a firm understanding of scholarship in the Judeo-Christian tradition.  This is an interdisciplinary program of the Divinity School and Department of Religious Studies.  Students are encouraged to take courses pertinent to Asian Religions in the Religious Studies and other relevant departments.  The requirements include twelve hours of language study and twelve hours of study in Asian religions.  The biblical courses, Old Testament and New Testament Interpretation, are required of all candidates as are three hours of ethics, three hours of history, and three hours of philosophy of religion.  There are nine hours of electives.  At least eighteen hours of YDS course work is required of all candidates. 

Faculty Contacts:

Phyllis Granoff

Chloƫ Starr

Andrew Quintman