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Chaplains, contract Chaplains, volunteers, and spiritual advisors are also referred to as ‘faith representatives.’ The specific kinds of religious groups vary from prison-to-prison and state-to-state. My experiences as a religious studies major caused me to open my eyes to the richness of the world’s cultures, and gave me an understanding of how many people make sense of their lives and the world around them. Currently tenured applicants should submit the names of three references.

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