Faculty Profile

E. Allen Richardson, Ph.D
Author of Stranger in This Land, explores the challenge of growing religious diversity.

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Religious studies prepares students to live and understand a world influences by four major religions—Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Christianity.


E. Allen Richardson, Ph.D.
Professor, Religious Studies
610-437-4471 ext. 3320

Professor is Contributor to Award Winning Edition

Dr. Allen Richardson

Allen Richardson, professor of religious studies, contributed an article to the three volume series The Cambridge History of Religions in America, which was recently awarded by The American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE). The Cambridge History of Religions in America was cited for "Excellence in Reference Works" and was also recognized as a "Multivolume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences."

The PROSE Awards selects the very best books, journals and electronic works with a scholarly or professional focus in 40 categories. An annual award since 1976, works are judged by publishers, librarians, and medical professionals.

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See a complete list of the 2012 PROSE Award winners.