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Department of Religion and Classics

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In the Department of Religion and Classics, students explore the great, classical civilizations of West and East as well as the major religions that emerged from them.

Through the study of classical, biblical, and religious writings, either in the original language or in translation, students examine the beliefs, ideas, values, rituals, and traditions that have shaped Western and Asian cultures.

Our students also learn how the ancient roots of these religions and cultures continue to shape current events.

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Singing in the Streets, Posting Viral Tweets: 21st-Century Jewish Activism(s), Beyond the Headlines

The Philip S. Bernstein Lecture presents a lecture by Lex Rofeberg, co-host of the Judaism Unbound podcast. More details to be announced. Lex Rofeberg is a...

Monday, March 1 5:00pm

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