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Religious Studies

Why Study Religion?

 

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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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Lecture Series Builds Community During COVID

Professor Sarah Jacoby received a grant from the Khyentse Foundation for a Buddhist Studies Lecture Series that will connect graduate students with one another and to important figures in the field. 

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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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