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The Role of Religion

Religious studies is a cross-disciplinary program designed for students who wish to develop an understanding of the nature of religion and its role in individual and social life. The program enables students to analyze critically and evaluate Western and non-Western religions without a predisposition to defend or reject the claims of any particular faith.

 

  • Analyze critically and evaluate Western and non-Western religions without a predisposition to defend or reject the claims of any particular faith.
  • Develop an understanding of the nature of religion and its role in individual and social life.
  • General studies is for students who have varied interests that cut across the usual departmental boundaries and wish to play a major role in deciding on a suitable curriculum of study.

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