In a co-authored piece for Impakter, SFS professor Katherine Marshall explores human rights and religion in Afghanistan and Haiti, highlighting the complexities of faith engagement in the two humanitarian crises.
Religious pluralism and the promotion of interreligious dialogue is a core area of study at Georgetown.
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The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs sponsors this program through which students can earn a minor in the College or the School of Foreign Service. Participants explore the role of faith and values across topic areas.
The Department of Theology sponsors this Ph.D. program with religious pluralism as a central focus. Students comparatively examine at least two major religions with respect to theology, ethics, and culture.
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Established in 2006, the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of religion, ethics, and public life. It conducts research, teaching, and service under the Office of the President.
Founded in 2003, the Center for Jewish Civilization is an academic program that examines the study of the global dimensions of Judaism throughout the ages, with an emphasis on the ethical aspects of Jewish civilization and its interrelationship with other peoples and politics.
Founded in 1993 as the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding is a research center at Georgetown University offering events and academic programming to improve relations between the Islamic world and the West.