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Unitarian Universalists commonly draw their beliefs from more than one religious or philosophical tradition. Pope Francis has arrived in Georgia at the start of a three day trip to the Caucasus which will also take him Sunday for a brief visit to Azerbaijan. The letter and any questions should be addressed to Professor Stephenson Humphries-Brooks, Chair, Department of Religious Studies. A complete application for the position consists of a letter of intent that addresses all the qualifications, c.v., teaching statement, statement of research interest, writing sample, copies of transcripts, and three signed letters of reference.

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