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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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Reporting Islam: Media, Policy, Politics

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This international symposium will bring scholars of Islam, international and public affairs, education, race, and law together with pra...

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Congratulations to Stephanie Brenzel, who has accepted a position as the Igor Kaplan Post-Doctoral Fellow in Christian-Jewish Relations at the Toronto School of Theology in Toronto, Canada.
Congratulations to Joel Harrison (Ph.D. '19), who has successfully defended his dissertation Between Normativity and History: Ernst Troeltsch's Mystic Type and the Creative Possibility of Values.
Open Faculty Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of American Religions
Congratulations to Miranda Smith who has been elected as a Fulbright scholar for 2019-20.

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