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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

 
Oct
19
2018
Ben Schonthal: Methods Master Class

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Evanston

Master Class on Research Methods for the Study of Religion and Law with Dr. Benjamin Schonthal (Associate Professor of Buddhism and Asi...

Oct
19
2018
Sovereignty and Strangeness

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Evanston

The Religious Studies Department of Northwestern University invites you to attend a graduate student conference on “Sovereignty and Str...

Oct
20
2018
Sovereignty and Strangeness

9:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Evanston

The Religious Studies Department of Northwestern University invites you to attend a graduate student conference on “Sovereignty and Str...

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Latest News

 
Professor Barry Wimpfheimer offers a 'biography' of the Talmud
Religious Studies Professor Barry Wimpfheimer interviewed about his new book, The Talmud: A Biography" on the New Books Network podcast
Aaron Moldenhauer, a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Theology at Concordia University in Wisconsin!
Professor Brannon Ingram receives Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award

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