The Russell Berrie Fellowship has opened its application process. The Fellowship Award will provide one year of financial support for Russell Berrie Fellows (students with a BA) to gain a Diploma in Interreligious Studies at the Angelicum in Rome. It is intended to cover tuition, a modest living stipend, examination fees, a modest book allowance, and travel to and from the recipient's home country once a year. This is intended for seniors who will graduate in May.
Diploma in Interreligious Studies
2 semesters (1 academic year)
Requirement: B.A degree from an academic institution – with good standing
The courses will look at the issues of method in dealing with the concept of religion and the relationships between religions including the role religion plays in the matrix of culture and society. Courses include those in philosophy, hermeneutics, social sciences, anthropology of dialogue, methods, world religions, new religious movements, biblical themes, ecclesiology, theology/philosophy of religion, ethics, spirituality/mysticism, ecumenical and interreligious commissions; and catechesis.