Meet Our Faculty Religion Furman University

Furman's Religion faculty stand in a long tradition of internationally respected teachers and scholars. We emphasize forming strong relationships with students through class discussions, office meetings, collaborative research, and the common pursuit of "ultimate questions." In addition to their other duties, members of the Department regularly serve as faculty advisors and speakers for student organizations.

Bryan Bibb Religion Furman University

Bryan Bibb

Dorothy and B. H. Peace, Jr. Chair
Hebrew Bible
Samuel Britt Religion Furman University

Samuel Britt

Gordon Poteat Chair of Religion and Asian Studies
History of Religions, Buddhism, African Religions
Vaughn CroweTipton Religion Furman University

Vaughn CroweTipton

University Chaplain
New Testament
David Fink Religion Furman University

David C. Fink

History of Christianity and Christian Theology
Lisa Knight Religion Furman University

Lisa Knight

Religions of South Asia, Anthropology
Brian Siegel Religion Furman University

Brian Siegel

Anthropology, Anthropology of Religion, Africa
Roger Sneed Religion Furman University

Roger A. Sneed

African American Religion, Ethics, Sexuality
Claude Stulting Religion Furman University

Claude N. Stulting, Jr.

Religion & Literature, Religion & Art, Pluralism
Alfons Teipen Religion Furman University

Alfons Teipen

Chair, Middle East and Islamic Studies Minor
Islam, Religious Dialogue, Abrahamic Religions
Helen Lee Turner Religion Furman University

Helen Lee Turner

Reuben B. Pitts Chair
Chair, Department of Religion
American Religion, Judaism, Native American
Tim Wardle Religion Furman University

Tim Wardle

New Testament
Jennifer Williams Religion Furman University

Jennifer Williams

Visiting Assistant Professor
Hebrew Bible
Ed Yazijian Religion Furman University

Ed Yazijian

South Asian Religion and Literature

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