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The department offers cross-cultural perspectives on religion. The nonreligious - individuals without a religious affiliation - are actually a larger percentage of the world's population than Hindus, Buddhists, and Jews. He underscored high attention of the Holy See to Ukraine and the issues of security on the European continent, President's official web page informs. Through grappling with ecological concerns, students discover connections between their own spiritualties and what they are learning about the environment through various disciplines and their active collaboration in making the world a better place.

Pages: 254

Publisher: State University of New York Press (March 1, 2013)

ISBN: 1438445598

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