Religious studies involve the secular study of religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions. This academic field of interdisciplinary study explains and interprets religion, as well as research religious behaviors and beliefs from outside any specific religious denomination. A number of academic disciplines are involved in religious studies. These include the history of religion, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and anthropology. Religious studies professionals are educated and knowledgeable individuals who have a broad as well as specialized understanding of various religions and how these religions vary.
Students interested in religious studies should encompass a number of skills and traits, which are essential in order to be successful in this field. Students must be able to absorb and retain complex information about different religions...Read More