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The decisiveness of religious claims and institutions on our cultural and political lives, global affairs, and personal formation lends the study of religion a particular practical significance. Theology focuses on the wisdom traditions of the religions themselves in order to augment contemporary intellectual inquiry. Religious studies applies the analytical methods of the modern academy in order to address both practical and theoretical questions. The Theology Department is committed to the integration and advancement of both in its inquiry into the religious dimensions of human life... Perhaps nothing symbolizes the particular niche of Georgetown's Theology and Religious Studies Department better than the Problem of God course and the Ph.D. program in Religious Pluralism. The Problem of God reflects our commitment to creative undergraduate teaching and the success we have achieved in our pedagogical practices. Our Ph.D. program symbolizes the various ways we are pluralistic: in the..