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Religious Studies

The Department of Religious Studies brings a variety of perspectives to the study of a significant aspect of human existence: religion. At HWS, the study of religion is intrinsically multicultural and interdisciplinary as students learn through different academic approaches like historical, ethical, political and theological angles.


Religious Studies NEWS

Cooking, Culture and Chemistry

Wasserman with Chefs0026Join the Abbe Center for Jewish Life for an evening of “Cooking, Culture and Chemistry” with renowned author, food columnist, chef and award-winning cooking instructor Tina Wasserman and Associate Professor…
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Henking on Leadership, Public Advocacy in Higher Ed

Susan Henking, portrait, formal, casual, Religious StidiesIn an October Inside Higher Ed opinion piece, Susan Henking, professor emerita of religious studies at HWS and president emerita of Shimer College, reflects on the duty of college and…
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See You in the Sukkah

Sukkah Building 0109A new, temporary structure has made its way to campus. A sukkah, a dwelling or hut built to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, will be located off the Quad, near…
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Anwar Explores Islamic Feminism in New Book

Anwar Etin 1In her new book, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Etin Anwar offers new insight on the changing relationship between Islam and feminism in Indonesia from the colonial era in the…
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A Journey to Explore the Holocaust

The March 4This spring, 20 HWS students, faculty and community members, along with a similar group from Nazareth College, embarked on a journey to trace the pathway of the Holocaust in Germany…
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