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Religious Studies

Why Study Religion?

 

International and Interdisciplinary Scholarship

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Religion shapes, and is shaped by, every other dimension of human society. It is impossible to fully understand politics, law, history, or science without understanding religion. We invite you to learn more about the most interdisciplinary field in the university: Religious Studies.

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Teaching Law & Religion

 
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The Teaching Law and Religion website provides templates for thinking and teaching creatively and comparatively about law, religion, culture and politic in a variety of distinctive contexts.

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Upcoming Events

 
Mar
6
2018
Graduate-Faculty Colloquium

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Religious Studies Graduate-Faculty Colloquium: Job talk workshop with Hannah Tebbetts

Apr
10
2018
Graduate-Faculty Colloquium

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Religious Studies Graduate-Faculty Colloquium: Job talk workshop with Sarah Wolf

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Latest News

 
Professor Barry Wimpfheimer's new book, The Talmud: A Biography, has been published by Princeton University Press.
Religious Studies alumna, Justine Howe, has published her new book on Suburban Islam
Sarah Wolf, a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Rabbinic Literature at The Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS)
Professor Sarah Dees was named a 2018 Young Scholar in American Religion by the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture at Indiana University.

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