Entries tagged with ‘Religion’

Lachen Reid ’24

“I think the Religion department and its professors are cognizant of the modern day requirements for humanities-based professions and create courses geared towards preparing students for life beyond college.” Coming to Gustavus partially for the seminar-style classes, Lachen has greatly appreciated the classroom environment that he has found within the Religion Department. He says, “Classes […]

Sophie Martinez ’23

“The department welcomes all students to ask hard questions, challenge themselves academically, and push further towards understanding themselves and the world around them.” Sophie chose to major in Religion because of its opportunities to enter various areas of study and to deepen her personal understanding and worldview, while also being able to further understand the […]

Maddy Himmer ’23

“I feel prepared through this department to engage in my workplace communities and to explore diversity in ideas in those spaces.” As a Communication Studies Major, Maddy’s passion for deliberation, communication, and navigating cultural differences led her to pursue a minor in Religion. Within the Religion Department, Maddy has found an environment in which her […]

Benji Huff ’24

“[Religion professors] have devoted themselves to being a helpful and accessible resource for everyone at Gustavus.”  As a double major, Benji has found a sense of community within both the Geography and Religion departments. Benji has been able to combine these majors to start to develop a well-rounded understanding of how the world works, both […]