Contact Us
Dr. Lynn E. Mitchell, Director
Religious Studies
University of Houston
260 McElhinney Bldg.
Houston, TX 77204-5020
Phone: (713) 743-3987

Ms. Tamara Cobb,
Academic Advisor
Phone: (713) 743-2474
FAX (713) 743-8346
232 McElhinney
Houston, TX 77204-5020

Why Study Religion?

We are pleased to announce our new Why Study Religion website. The website aims to foster awareness of and interest in the study of religion at the college level and is directed to young people (age 17 to 23). The site is organized around seven major concepts: 

1. Why Study Religion?

2. What is Religion?

3. Some Misconceptions about Studying Religion.

4. Pressing Concerns in the Study of Religion.

5. What Will I Study?

6. Where Can I Go with it?

7. Where do I Start?

Please take a look