Religion and Philosophy Department


What Can I Do with a Philosophy Degree?

Businesses are often very receptive to philosophy majors because of their rigorous mental training and problem solving capabilities.

Googling God


Religious scholar asks, “How will we make the internet a blessing?”

Huffington Post Editor to Discuss Religion and the Internet


Paul Rauschenbush, executive religion editor of the Huffington Post, will present the Mattingly Visiting Scholar Lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, May 1.

Mattingly Visiting Distinguished Scholar Lecture featuring Paul Rauschenbush

05/01/2014 - 1:00pm
Prairie Wolf A&B

Paul Rauschenbush is the senior religion editor at the Huffington Post and former Associate Dean of Religious Life and Chapel at Princeton University.

Event to Honor Former NWU Religion Professor Harvey Potthoff


Former colleagues of Harvey Potthoff will reflect on the life of the long-time Distinguished Visiting Professor of Religion and celebrate the release of the new book, "Harvey Potthoff: A Life in Process."

Mattingly Visiting Distinguished Scholar Lecture: A Life in Process

10/30/2013 - 4:00pm
Miller Chapel

Former colleagues and students of Harvey Pottoff, NWU Distinguished Visiting Professor of Religion, will reflect on his life and celebrate the new book about his life, "A Life In Process"

Integrative Studies

The Integrative Studies Program provides students with the opportunity to design their own major.  This program is a good option for those students who have interests or goals tha

Religion Professor Named "Nebraska Professor of the Year"


Last year Rita Lester assigned Manufacturing Religion to students enrolled in her Liberal Arts Seminar titled, “Myth.”

Mattingly Visiting Distinguished Scholar Series: Rev. Dr. Gail Simonds

10/10/2012 - 7:00pm
Callen Conference Center

Rev. Dr. Gail Simonds will deliver the Mattingly Visiting Scholar Series.

Scholar to Discuss Religion's Decline and Awakening


A scholar who says religion is going through a challenging period of change, erosion and decline, will share her research at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture.