Religious Studies Reference Guide
The Department of Religious Studies now offers a reference guide available for anyone interested in the graduate "Theories and Methods" course. Incoming students should feel free to look through this guide at their leisure. From the guide:
"This online research guide is intended as an aid for those taking the course “Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion,” which is taught every fall by the Religious Studies Department at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and is a required course for an undergraduate major or for a master’s degree. This guide may also be helpful for those looking to connect their research in other disciplines to the study of religion as a social scientific category."
Reference guide created by Fred Folmer, a graduate of our dual MA/MSLIS in Religious Studies and Library Science
Access the reference guide here:
Note: We are aware the link to the research guide is currently broken. We are working to have this fixed as soon as possible.
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