Clifford Edwards

Cliff Edwards, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor

(804) 827-3409

14 N. Laurel St., Room 1000

religious studies


Cliff Edwards, Ph.D., has an education that spans East and West. He earned his Ph.D. is from Northwestern University in Comparative Religion. He did graduate and post-graduate work at Strasbourg University in France, Neuchatel University in Switzerland, the Hebrew Union School of Bible and Archaeology in Jerusalem, and Daitokuji Zen Monastery in Kyoto Japan. Edwards teaches Bible as Literature, Zen Buddhism, and a variety of courses in Religion and the Arts. Among his books are two works on the Japanese haiku, and two works on the spiritual journey of Vincent van Gogh.