The National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology
Founded in 1976 at Manhattan College in Riverdale (the Bronx) New York, Theta Alpha Kappa is the only national honor society serving the needs of those involved in the study of religion and/or theology at both the baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate levels of higher education. The society's purpose is summarized below:
To encourage excellence in the study of religion or theology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
To recognize excellence in scholarly and academic achievements.
To help foster and maintain excellence in the professional academic study of religion and theology.
- To help local chapters in their efforts to fulfill these purposes.