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The candidate is expected to maintain an active academic agenda in research, publication, and other activities. The Program offers courses in all these areas, in addition to Religious Studies, so we can better appreciate human cultures and understand our place in the cosmos. Rick Schlosser; United Methodist Church, California Council of Churches/ Church IMPACT; Sacramento, CA Laurie Schneider; Unitarian Universalist Association, Director of Religious Education, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Westchester; Bronx, NY Reverend Robert Schoenhals; United Methodist Church, Wesley Foundation at the University of Michican; Ann Arbor, MI Rev.

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