Religion shapes individuals, societies, and history. We strive to understand its effects on a globalized world. Our non-sectarian, multi-disciplinary curriculum examines many traditions: Judaic, Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Native American, and more.
Lexi Alm '13 discusses her experience as a Religious Studies major.
"Sacred Spaces in Nepal" Photos taken by Professor Megan Adamson Sijapati during her research in Nepal, Summer 2008.View Photos on Flickr
If you sign up a course with religious Studies professor Stephen Stern, be forewarned - he's going to mess with your head.
Take his Introduction to Religion class, for example.
"What is sacred?" he asks on the first day. Shrugs ripple through the room. "Is the American flag sacred?"