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Online religious studies degrees equip students with a solid liberal arts education that emphasizes the study of world religions, religious traditions, and theology. Later sources, starting with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and later the proponents of the documentary hypothesis, note that Exodus 34:28 seems to refer to these Ten Commandments rather than the traditional ones. However the search will remain open until filled. ?? Certificate programs usually take between one and two years to complete, depending on the academic institution.

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