Black Religion in the African Diaspora Concentration

BLACK RELIGION IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

The concentration in Black Religion in the African Diaspora is an interdisciplinary program based in the YDS curriculum and encourages students to take courses pertinent to African American religious studies in other departments of the University. At least eighteen credit hours must be taken in courses focusing on black religion, with one course in at least four areas of the curriculum. In addition, six credit hours of foundational study are required in Bible and twelve in history and theology. Although not required, up to six hours of credit may be given for a major paper or project.

Faculty Contacts:

Emilie Townes

http://divinity.yale.edu/townes

emilie.townes@yale.edu

Yolanda Smith

http://divinity.yale.edu/smith

yolanda.smith@yale.edu