Dept. of Religion & CultureGraduate School
- Tel : 82-31-379-0138
- Room : 2108
Religion is central to human culture and provides a foundation for establishing lifestyles and values. Religion and culture refers to a discipline that not only develops the ability to understand human beings in a novel and comprehensive fashion, but also grasps the essential meaning of culture and thus enjoy it. Researching the complexity of religion and culture in an objective and fair manner as it combines different religions and religious phenomena, our Graduate School is open to diverse backgrounds, no matter what religion or whether the candidate believes at all. We seek to make use of a wide range of approaches in a comprehensive manner, such as comparative analysis or methods from historical research, phenomenology, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, and psychology. In addition, we help students develop the ability to analyze and evaluate diverse religious phenomena and problems, thus contributing to creating more a desirable human life and culture.
Our Graduate School features unique curriculums designed to focus on the accommodation of global trends in religious circles, contemplation of religions from around the world’s diverse cultural blocks, and analysis of the complex issues of today permeating religion, society and culture. After completing one of the courses in our Graduate School, students emerge well equipped to enter a PhD program in relevant majors and pursue a career path as a professional researcher. On the other hand, they are able to exercise their expertise in diverse fields where the demand for religious experts is surging, including journalism, education, and culture.