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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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Sarah Jacoby
Sarah Jacoby, director of undergraduate studies in Weinberg College’s Religious Studies Department

Treasure Seeker

With research that adds important female voices to Tibetan Buddhism, Sarah Jacoby goes deep to examine the roots of human suffering, the path to liberation, and what the ‘Me Too’ movement may mean for global Buddhism.

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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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Professor Sarah Taylor was interviewed on the Green Radio Hour about her new book Ecopiety.
Professor Sarah Taylor was published in the Hill in their "Changing America: Shared Destiny, Shared Responsibility" series.
Religious Studies will be closed for Winter Recess, December 24th through January 2nd, 2020. Happy Holidays !
Join us to hear Religious Studies major student Chris LaMountain who will be singing at Evensong and Eternity concert.
Professor Sarah Jacoby goes deep to examine the roots of human suffering, the path to liberation, and what the ‘Me Too’ movement may mean for global Buddhism.

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