Stories about Religion Studies

Eckardt, along with her late husband, was a founder of Lehigh's nationally and internationally known Jewish Studies program.

The university distinguished professor of religion studies was recognized for his career work with a Festschrift, an online forum and at a conference.

Jodi Eichler-Levine explores material culture and what it means to be Jewish through the objects that Jews create.

Benjamin G. Wright, University Distinguished Professor of Religion Studies, studies the origins of Christianity and history of Judaism. His eight books include a commentary on The Letter of Aristeas and a translation of The Book of Ben Sira.

Ancient religious texts, says Ben Wright, have much to say to the modern world.