Graduate Theological Union

Graduate Theological Union

Cultural and Historical Study of Religions

Address:

Office of Admissions

2400 Ridge Road

Berkeley, CA 94709

United States

Phone:

1-510-649-2456

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Cultural and Historical Study of Religions, M.A. - Cultural and Historical Study of Religions;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This area embraces both cross-cultural and historical themes, building upon scholarly methodologies, which advance critical understandings of inter-religious, multicultural and contextual religious experience. Traditions available for study include: Buddhism, Chinese and Japanese religions, Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. Fields of concentration include: feminism, ethnic studies, mysticism and spirituality, interfaith encounters and interdisciplinary studies of religious phenomena (myth, symbol, and ritual). The GTU offers both Masters and Doctoral level programs.

Accreditation:

Western Associate of Schools and Colleges (WASC) The Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Specialized Institution—Theological seminary or other faith-related institution

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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