|Field of Study:||Religion/Religious Studies
|Description:||Religion has been and continues to be a major influence in the world. Religion affects every aspect of the human experience: history, culture, politics, economics, science, philosophy and more. An adequate understanding of the world requires some knowledge of its various faith traditions.
What do people believe and what do they practice in diverse religious communities around the world? How does religion inform and shape their lives? What does religion contribute to their societies? How does it provide life with meaning, wisdom, ethical responsibility and beauty? Studying religion enables us to ask, think about and answer these kinds of complex and important questions.