The Religious Studies Program at the University of New Mexico trains undergraduate students in the academic study of religion, with a particular emphasis on religion in a rapidly globalizing world, in American life, and in the rich diversity of New Mexico.

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Our purpose is to help students develop knowledge of major world traditions and to understand how these traditions have shaped human culture. We do so as a distinctively public university that approaches religion as a lens through which the human condition, intellectual and social history, and contemporary human societies can be viewed.