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Department of Religious Studies

The Department of Religious Studies explores the study of God, scripture, and the longing to understand the Divine Mystery across world's wisdom traditions. Questions of healing, meaning, purpose and the good are addressed.

In Marylhurst's religious studies programs, you grow in knowledge of self, others and the Holy – defining images of the Divine, practice of spirituality and commitment to service.

Careers in Religious Studies

An increasing number of institutions are bringing spirituality into the workplace and seeking ethicists, counselors and consultants. As a result, graduates of the religious studies programs enjoy a variety of opportunities in religious education ministry, business, psychology, international law, women studies and domestic violence programs. The undergraduate program additionally prepares you to pursue graduate degrees.

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Eunice Schroeder Featured in The Columbian

Dr. Eunice Schroeder, religious studies faculty, was featured in The Columbian in January 2014, in a write-up about her annual New Year's Day labyrinth walk.

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May 01, 2014

May Day Labyrinth Walk: Walking Mary's Web

You are invited to walk the labyrinth, also known as Mary's Web. In the peaceful ambiance of Hemlock Room in Marylhurst's Villa Maria, walk our ind...

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May 17, 2014

Undergraduate Information Session

Learn about bachelor's degree programs, financing your education, earning college credit for life learning, and your career options. Take a campus ...

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June 07, 2014

Thesis Presentation Day: Graduate Religious Studies

Join the Graduate Religious Studies community for Thesis Presentation Day, celebrating the achievements of our students. The 2014 candidates for ...

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