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This new position in the religious histories of the Americas will also fortify a curricular pillar of Religious Studies, namely, historical approaches to the study of religion. A knowledge of and interest in formal doctrine is a sine qua non for any religious historian but his or her concerns should encompass the search for implicit meanings in religious practice and observance as well as for formal meanings explicit in theological argument. From easing the transition to college life to helping with course schedules and major requirements, our advisors are eager to help you navigate through your program successfully.

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