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Hales Corners, Wisconsin: Sacred Heart provides specialized formation for a universal Church, with programs tailored to the future ministerial needs of our graduates. We form diocesan and religious order seminarians from the United States and internationally. We provide continuing educational support for clergy and an Annual Holy Land Expedition. We also are the only US seminary to have our own Catholic Jewish studies center – named The Lux Center. Join us, as we strive to Conform our World to the Heart of Christ.
Hales Corners, Wisconsin: Do you know someone over 30 considering a vocation? Sacred Heart offers Zoom Meet & Greets for prospective seminarians. Specializing in later vocations as well as rural, mission and international vocations, Sacred Heart works with prospective seminarians and sponsors to meet the changing needs of our Church. We provide continuing formation for clergy, an Annual Holy Land Expedition, are the only US seminary to have our own Catholic Jewish studies center – named the Lux Center. Join us, as we strive to Conform our World to the Heart of Christ.
Religious studies is more than just learning about faith traditions. Religion is an integral part of the social fabric that can help us better understand other cultures, and is intimately connected to many elements of community, including politics, economics, class structures and armed conflict. Le Moyne's interdisciplinary approach to religious studies, coupled with our strong liberal arts foundation, means that you will be encouraged to think more critically and creatively about all beliefs and practices, and become better equipped to respond thoughtfully to the complexities of the contemporary world. Being religiously literate is essential to becoming a compassionate agent for change in our troubled, yet wondrous, world.
A liberal arts education includes an academic understanding of human religious experience. The Jesuit tradition of inter-religious engagement comes to life in the John Carroll TRS classroom and in wider campus life. Students can choose from a wide variety of courses designed to develop an engaged adult understanding of faith — their own and those of others.
An important part of the University Core Curriculum, our religious studies courses advance the essential values of the Gonzaga mission. The religious studies core requirement integrates the study of Christianity and Catholic traditions and courses on world or comparative religion.
Perhaps nothing symbolizes the particular niche of Georgetown’s Theology and Religious Studies Department better than the Problem of God course and the Ph.D. program in Religious Pluralism. The Problem of God reflects our commitment to creative undergraduate teaching and the success we have achieved in our pedagogical practices. Our Ph.D. program symbolizes the various ways we are pluralistic: in the object of our research, in the diversity of religious traditions studied, in the methodological inclusivity of embracing both theological and religious studies models of research, and in the desire to reach out and engage the religious pluralism of our student body.
Our mission is to advance the critical and constructive study of the ideas, symbols, narratives, beliefs, and practices of religious traditions, with particular attention to the rich diversity of Catholic Christian theology. In the tradition of Jesuit education, we promote the informed exploration of faith and justice from ecumenical, interreligious, and global perspectives.
Students majoring in Religious Studies at Fairfield University are devoted to the study of religion as a human phenomenon. They explore the philosophy and reasoning behind religion and the beliefs of cultures across the globe. The study is wide-ranging, and includes all actions of religious experience, belief and practice through a multitude of perspectives.
As a Department of Theology within a Catholic university we are committed to implementing the four essential characteristics of a Catholic university described in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae.