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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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Weinberg College Academic Direction Fair

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Evanston

Join us at the Weinberg College Academic Direction Fair, meet with religious studies faculty and learn more about our program, courses,...

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Latest News

Alumnus Joel Harrison (Ph.D. '19) has accepted a position as an Associate Professor of Religion at the Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas Campus.
Congratulations to Aaron Moldnehauer, who has successfully defended his dissertation "Luther's Doctrine of Christ: Language, Metaphysics, Logic".
Alumna Stephanie Brehm (Ph.D. '17) new book, "America’s Most Famous Catholic (According to Himself): Stephen Colbert and American Religion in the Twenty-First Century" comes out September 3rd, 2019.
Contemplative Pedagogy and the Religious Studies Classroom: Editor's Introduction, by Professor Sarah Jacoby
Congratulations to alumna Justine Howe (Ph.D. '13) who has been promoted to Associate Professor at the Department of Religious Studies at Case Western Reserve University, OH.

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