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Join a religion program that equips you to engage with the world thoughtfully and actively.
As a religion major or minor, you’ll explore the historical settings of Christianity and other religions both in the classroom and abroad. You’ll gain research and writing experience that will equip you for a career in law, journalism, ministry, and more.
You'll delve into the texts and beliefs of the Christian faith, but you'll also learn more about the ideas that guide followers of other world religions. You’ll learn to engage meaningfully with other people and concepts—all from within a framework of confident Christian faith. When you graduate, you'll be well equipped to thrive in graduate school or your career.
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