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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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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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Alumna Maeve Callan, Ph.D., is the author of the most widely-read recent article in The Irish Times: "How England Sought to Turn Colonizing Ireland Into a Crusade"
Congratulations to James Hill! He has been selected as a Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Program Participant for 2018-2019. Congratulations James, on this wonderful and exciting accomplishment!
"The Talmud, Personified": In his new ‘biography,’ professor Barry Scott Wimpfheimer argues that the Talmud is more important now than it has ever been
Congratulations to Marlon Miller on his Latest OpEd Piece

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