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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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Lecture By Professor Wendy Doniger

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Evanston

Lecture By Wendy Doniger, Professor Emeritus of the History of Religions at the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, ...

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Alumna Katherine Dugan, Ph.D., just published "Millennial Missionaries" with Oxford University Press.
Professor Barry Wimpfheimer's book "The Talmud: A Biography" wins the National Jewish Book Award for Best Work in Education and Jewish Identity
New Talmud ‘biography’ seeks to bring the foundational text to life

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