Religious Studies
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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

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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Baer Calls All to ‘Stay Woke’

baccalaureate-00236On the eve of graduation, Hobart Dean and Professor of Philosophy Eugen Baer P’95, P’97 delivered the keynote Baccalaureate address, reflecting on philosophical teachings from across the globe that inform…
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Generations of HWS Grads Lead at Canisius High School

CanisiusAt Canisius High School in Buffalo, N.Y., four Hobart and William Smith graduates are preparing students with an education grounded in multidimensional inquiry and critical thinking—not so different from their…
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Fifty Years Later: Remembering Dr. King

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking.  (Photo by Julian Wasser//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)On the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, Hobart and William Smith Colleges in conjunction with the Geneva community will honor the legacy of the…
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