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About Us

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. Please consider a donation to the program Current Use Gift Fund.


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Affiliated Programs at Cornell:

The following departments and programs are closely connected to religious studies through joint faculty members, cross-listed courses and collaborative events and projects.