Student on the Arts Quad in summer
Explore religious traditions in all of their complexity

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We explore religious traditions in all of their complexity through comparative, contextual (in specific historical or cultural contexts), and thematic studies.


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Your support enables the program to enhance the experience for undergraduate students. Gifts can help fund lectures and conferences, student research, distinguished speakers, and other program priorities. We will greatly appreciate and immediately put into use any gift, no matter the amount.

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Affiliated programs at Cornell

Our program is closely connected through joint faculty members, cross-listed courses and collaborative events and projects to departments and programs across campus like:  anthropology, art historyAsian studies, classics, Jewish studies, history, philosophy, Literatures in EnglishNear Eastern studies and romance studies.