The concentration in Asian Religions requires twelve credit hours of language study and a minimum of twelve credit hours of study in Asian religions. At least eighteen credit hours of YDS course work is required of all candidates.
Faculty with an interest in this field include:
Chloë Starr (Chinese Christian theology; Chinese theology and literature; taught courses also include East Asian theologies and Asian American theologies)
Andrew Quintman (Buddhist traditions of Tibet and the Himalaya; sacred geography and pilgrimage, visual cultures of the wider Himalayan region)
Phyllis Granoff (India–Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism; Indian art and literature)
Eric Greene (medieval Chinese Buddhism, Buddhist meditation practices; interaction between Indian Buddhism and indigenous Chinese culture)