Welcome to the website of Gregory Price Grieve, Head, and Professor of the Religious Studies Department at The University of North Carolina Greensboro. With a keen focus on the intersection of religion and videogaming, Prof. Grieve employs a multidisciplinary approach, blending social sciences and humanities methodologies to investigate the realm of digital religion.As the Director of UNCG’s Network for the Cultural Study of Videogaming and a founding member of the International Academy for the Study of Gaming and Religion, Prof. Grieve is at the forefront of advancing scholarly understanding in this emerging field. His research, informed by high-level empirical studies and theoretical reflections, unravels the nuanced dynamics between religion and videogames. Having authored or coauthored five books, along with numerous book chapters and journal articles, Prof. Grieve’s contributions are widely recognized and respected. His current research on Video Games and the Problem of Evil explores how videogames serve as potent vernacular theodicies, allowing players to navigate contemporary ethical dilemmas within immersive digital landscapes.
SEED GRANTS KICKSTART UNCG’S VIDEO GAME-RELATED RESEARCH As UNC Greensboro hosts Esports tournaments and introduces students to the professional and innovative possibilities connected to video games, faculty aren’t being left out. They can turn to UNCG’s Network for Cultural Study of Videogaming (NCSV) to help kickstart research. [More]