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Religious Studies

The Department of Religious Studies brings a variety of perspectives to the study of a significant aspect of human existence: religion. At HWS, the study of religion is intrinsically multicultural and interdisciplinary as students learn through different academic approaches like historical, ethical, political and theological angles.


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Henking on Educational Missions, Financial Obligations

Susan Henking, portrait, formal, casual, Religious StidiesIn an October article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Susan Henking, HWS professor emerita of religious studies and former president of Shimer College, discusses the balancing act between a…
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Smith ’10 Named Indiana History Teacher of the Year

Smith_AndrewAndrew Smith ’10 was recently named the 2017 Indiana History Teacher of the Year, an award administered nationally by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Smith received the award…
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Arabzada ’19 in Runner’s World

Zahra_2In an article published in Runner’s World, Zahra Arabzada ’19 speaks out about why she chooses to run in her hijab, as well as the purpose and hope that drive…
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Arabzada ’19 Blogs on Sports, Islam and Misconceptions

Arabzada_Zahra_1On her new blog, Zahra Arabzada ’19 is documenting her training for a 38-mile race this September in Springfield, Mass. The blog, titled The Hijabi Runner, also addresses questions, assumptions and misconceptions about…
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Willis ’19 Interning at Heritage Foundation

This summer, Katrina Willis ’19 is interning at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. After visiting the organization during the annual Day on the Hill experience over winter break, Willis…
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