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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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Christopher LaMountain
Christopher LaMountain pictured with singers from the Australian Baha'i Choral festival in Sydney

Baha’i Devotional Music in a Global Key

For his senior thesis, Christopher LaMountain combined his love for music and religion and set off on a global journey to critically understand the particularism of Baha’i music in different parts of the world.

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Find Your Direction

 
Alumna Adina Goldman had a path that led her from pre-med to English literature and biological anthropology and then to religious studies and music.

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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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Upcoming Events

 
Jan
29
2021
(NARW) Presentation by Aram Sarkisian

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Online

NARW is an interdisciplinary workshop for Chicago-area students and faculty working in and alongside the field of North American Religi...

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