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Only 9% of people reported having attended a place of worship within the last week. Table 2 summarizes the 28 states' exemptions statutes. For further inquiries, contact the search chair Dr. Through studying religion I was able to combat the prejudices that I held for those outside of my direct contact. The history of ecclesiastical structures? For inquiries about this position, please contact Professor Brian Catlos at Brian. Minimum Qualifications: The successful applicant will bring an earned doctorate in spirituality, theology or a related field.

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