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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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Spoon U Founder, Entrepreneur in Residence at the New York Times and  lifelong learner Sarah Adler Hartman reflects on the greatest learning experiences in her education and career – at least, so far.

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Religious Studies Newsletter 2023
Congratulations Dr. Millner!
Congratulations to Joshua Shelton for having a new piece accepted at the Journal of Tibetan Literature!
Congratulations to Dhondup T. Rekjong for receiving the Buffett Global Impacts Graduate Fellowship!
Alumna Darcie Price-Wallace has just published an article in the Journal of Global Buddhism: “Buddhist Pro-Woman Attitudes Towards Full Ordination: Tibetan and Himalayan Monastics’ Views”

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