The Study of Religion draws upon social scientific and humanistic methods in order to interpret religious phenomena worldwide. Due to this interdisciplinary approach, the Study of Religion attracts creative, versatile students willing to learn different ways of thinking about and interpreting human life and culture. The religion concentration at Harvard allows students to explore some of the most profound issues that face human beings. Read more.
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- Can I concentrate in religion and still go to law or medical school?
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- Can I pursue a degree in Law and the Study of Religion?
- Why should I concentrate in Religion?
- Do people who concentrate in religion also practice a religion?
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