Masters Programs in Religious History

Compare 2 Masters Programs in Religious History

A master’s degree can be obtained once your undergraduate studies are finished. With this level of education, your chances of receiving higher paying jobs and new opportunities in your career path can increase.

What is a Master in Religious History? This degree is a chance to further understand your field of study. In some of your classes, you may vigorously study the historical movements of religion around the world. Along with giving you a round education concerning the history of theology, this field of study is designed to train you in many theological, liturgical, apostolic, and pastoral events and activities. Basic training may include biblical and religious studies. Some history of philosophy courses may be included.

By receiving a Master in Religious History, you can learn how to organize, interpret, and teach what you have learned. These skills can help you in many aspects of your life.

Prices for the courses needed to complete a Master in Religious History are different for certain colleges and can often fluctuate from year to year. Contact the college or university of your choice to learn about these prices.

There are many opportunities and careers that can be explored with a Master in Religious History in both the public and private sector. Some of your choices may include becoming a religious school teacher or religious journalist. Because of your knowledge concerning theology, you can become a social worker. With the help of specific studies in a sect, religion, or denomination, you may choose to become a minister. A religion or theology professor is an enjoyable, intriguing option.

Colleges and universities worldwide allow students to earn a Master in Religious History. Some online classes may be available at the college you are choosing to attend. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master's Degree In Science Of Religions: History And Society

Universidad de La Laguna
Online Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife + 1 more

The Master of Science in Religions: History and Society offers solid knowledge and methods of analysis on the great religious traditions of the History of Humanity, as well as tools for the management of religious diversity in contemporary societies. The first part of the Master, of an introductory nature, includes methodological, historical and legal contents. The second part is divided in two itineraries, designed for the student to specialize in "History of Religions" or "Management of religious and cultural diversity". Participating in the Masters are specialists of recognized trajectory of the Pablo de Olavide University, Carlos III University of Madrid, the University of La Laguna, as well as other universities and institutions. [+]

Deepening the knowledge of religions has become urgent. On the one hand, the 21st century has begun marked by conflicts that, under the label of "religious", hide a complex network of factors that go far beyond religion, but are inextricably linked to it. On the other hand, population movements are becoming more frequent, and we are especially aware today that peaceful coexistence between cultures requires both knowing one's identity and understanding and respecting the identity of others. The Master of Science in Religions: History and Society offers solid knowledge and methods of analysis on the great religious traditions of the History of Humanity, as well as tools for the management of religious diversity in contemporary societies. The first part of the Master, of an introductory nature, includes methodological, historical and legal contents. The second part is divided in two itineraries, designed for the student to specialize in "History of Religions" or "Management of religious and cultural diversity". Participating in the Masters are specialists of recognized trajectory of the Pablo de Olavide University, Carlos III University of Madrid, the University of La Laguna, as well as other universities and institutions.... [-]


History of Religions (M.Phil)

MF Norwegian School of Theology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Oslo

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Religion and History in the Pre-Modern World: Encounter and Conflict [+]

Language of Instruction: English

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Religion and History in the Pre-Modern World: Encounter and Conflict.

Why is Jerusalem still such a contested place? What are the reasons for the systematic destruction by the Islamic State (IS) of the cultural heritage of the past? Why do sacred texts produced centuries ago continue to shape the lives of people today? How are they used and abused? Why does the sword sometimes replace the word in religious matters? How did religious groups, ideas and artefacts travel from one continent to another and how did that migration transform them? In other words, how did religious conflicts and encounters shape the modern world and why do they still matter today?... [-]