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Department of Religious Studies|College of Arts & Sciences
 

Exploring Religions

A Web site introducing five world religions:  Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

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Department of Religious Studies
Quincy D. Newell, Head
Office Associate:
Clayleen Rivord
Ross Hall, Room 122
Department 3392
1000 E. University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-3204
Fax: 307-766-2096
Email: relstudies@uwyo.edu
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The Religious Studies Program offers a range of courses in the academic study of religions. These courses seek to acquaint students with religious beliefs and behavior, helping them to understand the ability of religions to define the world in which their adherents live and the power religions have to influence the behavior of their followers. Read More....

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UW Religion Today: Religion in Wyoming and the West: The Religious Landscape Survey

May 13, 2015 — The Pew Research Center for Religion and the Public Life has just released a new survey about the religious identity of Americans. The researchers interviewed more than 35,000 people so that they were able to provide results not just for the United States as a whole, but also for each state. This is the first time that a scientific study of Wyoming’s religious character has taken place.

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UW’s Fall Receives Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award

April 27, 2015 — Whether he expounds on religious themes in a large lecture hall or teaches a small gathering in the Freshman Honors Colloquium, Tyler Fall is a University of Wyoming lecturer whom students and colleagues praise.

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UW’s Flesher Receives Distinguished Professorship Honor

February 2, 2015 — Professor Paul Flesher of the University of Wyoming’s Department of Religious Studies has received a prestigious award that includes funding for a four-and-a-half month residency in Jerusalem in spring 2016. The Seymour Gitin Distinguished Professorship award is given by the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (AIAR) in Jerusalem.

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