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Religious Studies

Religious studies, alternately known as the study of religion, is an academic field devoted to research into religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions. It describes, compares, interprets, and explains religion, emphasizing systematic, historically based, and cross-cultural perspectives.
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    • Etymology 

    • Defining "religion" 

    • Intellectual foundation and background 

    • History 

    • Methodologies 

    • Religious studies and theology 

    • Criticism 

    • Scholarly journals