Portal:Religious studies

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Welcome to the School of Religious Studies
The School of Religious Studies is for multi-disciplinary and secular study of religion.
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Religious Studies, also known as the study of religion, is an academic field devoted to research into religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions. It describes, compares, interprets, and explains religion, emphasizing systematic, historically based, and cross-cultural perspectives.

While Theology attempts to understand the transcendent or supernatural according to traditional religious accounts, religious studies takes a more scientific and objective approach independent of any particular religious viewpoint. Religious Studies thus draws upon multiple academic disciplines and methodologies including anthropology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and history of religion.

The School of Religious Studies works in close cooperation with the School of Theology.

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  • 9 September 2006 - Original Division (under Theology) founded!
  • 4 August 2022 - updated to School of Religious Studies! --- School:Religious Studies

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