Religion matters – just read the headlines. The field of Religious Studies provides you with an important knowledge base and helps you acquire a valuable skill set that can be used for adaptive problem solving, ethical leadership and engaged global citizenship in an increasingly interconnected world. Our faculty is known for creative teaching strategies, engaged- and service-learning techniques and student-centered pedagogy.
The academic field of Religious Studies fosters intellectual flexibility and cultivates practical competencies. For all those who ask big questions and want to tackle the big problems - we welcome you.
Tuesday, October 28 at 7 pm in the McBride Gathering Space, Numen Lumen Pavilion (slideshow beginning at 6:30 pm)
Visitors are welcome to observe monks create the Mandala from Oct. 22-24 inside the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion.
An accomplished scholar of Hindu-Christian encounters and religion in India, Professor Brian Pennington will oversee university support of faculty and undergraduate research projects that seek answers to intellectual questions about religion in today’s world.
Winter Term 2015 classes in Israel and Ghana have been canceled or postponed due to regional security and health concerns in Africa and the Middle East.
Claussen's article is included in the summer 2014 issue of Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies (Purdue University Press).