- Faculty members' areas of expertise and special interest include church history, Christian feminism, environmental ethics, medical ethics, Reformed theology, Roman Catholic theology, the New Testament, biblical Greek, the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, and world religions.
- Faculty members have a reputation for excellent teaching and are active scholars who have published extensively.
- The religion program prepares students to understand and navigate an increasingly complex religious world and provides them an opportunity to personally explore religious faith.
- Many religion majors double major in fields such as Biology, English, History, Philosophy, Psychology, and Social Work.
- Religion majors can study in Chicago and Philadelphia in programs that introduce them to urban ministry issues.
- Religion majors can intern with local churches and community service organizations.
- Religion majors can take advantage of May term study programs in India, the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and the Adirondacks of upstate New York.
- Many religion majors collaborate with faculty members on research projects.
- Many Hope religion majors go on to graduate programs and theological seminaries.