Although “Religion and Literature” is not officially named in the degree, the following graduate programs offer distinct emphases or other strengths in this field.
in alphabetical order
Master’s in English, emphasizing Christianity and Literature.
Jewish Theological Seminary (US)
M.A. and Ph.D. in Hebrew Literature, with concentrations in Medieval Hebrew Literature, Modern Hebrew Literature, and Modern Yiddish Literature.
Ph.D in English Literature, with significant faculty strengths in religion and literature; literature and theology.
Post-graduate study available in “Religion, Literature, Arts and Culture” within the Religious Studies program or in Theology. Master’s and Ph.D. options available.
University of Iowa (US)
Ph.D in English Literary Studies, with faculty research specialization in “Religion, Secularism, and Ethics.”
Ph.D, MA, and MFA in English, with notable strengths in religion and literature.
University of St. Andrews: Institute for Theology, Imagination, and the Arts (UK)
Includes the subject field of literature and theology.
Washington University in St. Louis (US)
Ph.D in English and American Literature, with intentional faculty concentrations in religion and literature.
Original List of Graduate Programs in Religion and Literature
Advice for Prospective Graduate Students
U.S. News Rankings for English Programs
Q.S. World University Rankings for Graduate Programs in English