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Religious Studies

Why Study Religion?


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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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Ecopiety and Other Adventures

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Join the Religious Studies Department for a discussion of Professor Taylor's latest book, "Ecopiety: Green Media and the Dilemma of Env...

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Professor Robert Orsi's book, "The Madonna of 15th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, 1890-1950," was ranked no. 9 on Book Scrolling's list of The Best Books about the History of New York
Congratulations to Benjamin Riccardi, who has successfully defended his dissertation "The Weekday Amidah as a Performative Anti-Theodicy."
Congratulations to Courtney Rabada, who has accepted a Graduate Assistantship position in the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program for the 2019-20 school year!
Congratulations to Stephanie Brenzel, who has successfully defended her dissertation "As Strong as Death: Franz Rosenzweig’s Philosophy of Love in 'The Star of Redemption'"
Ecopiety and Other Adventures: A graduate-faculty colloquium with Professor Sarah Taylor

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