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Opening our eyes

Fr. Kilian Malvey"Myth helps us to explain what is otherwise unexplain-
able," offers Fr. Kilian. "There may be bits and pieces of history, but we're putting on theological eyeglasses for seeing and understanding. If I can get the students to understand this it makes their experience so much richer."
- Fr. Kilian Malvey, O.S.B.

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Father Kilian Malvey, O.S.B.
Stephen X. Mead
David Suter
Sr. Laura Swan
Ian Werrett

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Religious Studies Program (M., m.)

Department overviewReligious studies (M., m.)

Our faculty comprise active scholars who travel the world in pursuit of deeper understanding that can be shared with our students. Faculty interests range from early Judaism, Biblical studies and Hebrew Scriptures to semiotics and transcendentalist writers of the mid-19th century.

Religious Studies may be pursued as a major or minor field of study. A degree in religious studies coupled with a pre-professional track provides students considering fields in medicine or the law with the deep ethical foundation required to better serve their communities in the 21st century.

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