October 10, 2019

Dr. Sebastian officially joined the Manhattan College Religious Studies faculty this fall and is starting off his MC career teaching "The Nature and Experience of Religion" and "Hinduism." He is also the new coordinator for the Student Veterans Program on campus!


September 16, 2019

Rethinking Science and Religion: A Black/Brown/Queer Perspective

Dr. Ahmed Ragab

Thurs, September 26 @ 4:30pm

Alumni Room, O'Malley Library

Agape Latte with Prof. Lois Harr

Tuesday, October 1 @ 7:30pm

Jasper Lounge

LGBTQ+ Communities and the Catholic Church 

Father James Mart...

April 26, 2019




Manhattan College's fifth annual Take Back The Night was held in Smith Auditorium on Wednesday, April 3. 

The program is fixated on putting an end to sexual violence, and, more specifically that on college cam...

April 26, 2019

Robert Geraci, Ph.D,  in our religious studies department was quoted recently in the Wall Street Journal. The story focuses on religions using robots to connect with the public. 

The article can be viewed here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/deus-ex-machina-reli...

April 9, 2019

 PC: NY Blueprint 

On March 17,  2019 Manhattan College's Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D., appeared on Fox & Friends and News 12 in response to the recent tragedy in New Zealand.

According to Manhattan College's Pete mcHugh, prior to the vigil, Afridi helped organize with othe...

April 9, 2019

Manhattan College's Kevin Ahearn, Ph.D., contributed to this week's edition of America Magazine! 

In an effort to describe the current landscape of the Catholic Church, Ahearn argues that young Catholics are the Church of "now", rather than that of the future. 

Please re...

March 12, 2019

Sean Jeffcoat, Just a Regular Guy

Jack Melanson

# Words

When Sean Jeffcoat’s resume came across the Manhattan College admission desk, it was likely that a few heads were turned.

Now a Jasper, Jeffcoat first spent time in the NFL as an Arizona Cardinal and in the military a...

March 5, 2019

The Religion Department at Manhattan College is chaired by David Shefferman, Ph.D., while Robert Geraci, Ph.D remains on sabbatical for a final semester.

Regardless of chair, the program continues to be a journey through the liberal arts that encompasses much more than...

February 26, 2019

Religion Matters – Spring 2019

Visit a Mosque With The MSA!

Sat, March 9 @ 10:30 a.m.

Off Campus Excursion

Presented by the Muslim Student Association: Do you need a site visit for your religion class? Or do you just want to learn more about Islamic culture? This is a grea...

February 19, 2019

Claudia Setzer, Ph.D., has been a beloved member of the Manhattan College community for some time now, but her contributions to religion span a much greater distance than just here in Riverdale. 

Now a professor, Setzer studied at Macalester College and Jewish Theol Sem...

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