For God’s Sake: Religion and Study Abroad


  • Timothy Lynn Elliott Brigham Young University
  • William T. Hyndman III Florida A&M University
  • Nora Larkin CAPA: The Global Education Network
  • Donna Scarboro George Washington University
  • Michael Woolf CAPA: The Global Education Network



Study abroad, Religion, Education Abroad, US American students


The editors believe that religion, while an area of discussion not often at the center of study abroad, deserves to be more comprehensively included. Neglecting it can result in at least three significant problems. It raises questions about our commitment to inclusivity in study abroad; it results in significant missed educational opportunities as students observe the “foreign” culture into which study abroad drops them, and it leaves a gap in academic work related to the cultural experience of a people.


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How to Cite

Elliott, T. L., Hyndman III, W. T., Larkin, N., Scarboro, D., & Woolf, M. (2018). For God’s Sake: Religion and Study Abroad. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 30(1), i-iv.

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