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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Frequently Asked Questions
- Why should I concentrate in Religion?
- What are the costs and benefits of spending a term or a year abroad?
- Can I transfer from another concentration as a sophomore or junior and get credit for tutorials taken in other departments?
- Can I concentrate in religion and still go to law or medical school?
- Do I need to submit my GRE scores by the application deadline?
- What is most important in the Ph.D. application process?
- Do you have to believe in God to study religion?