These are the guidelines by which materials are purchased for the religious studies collection of the UW Libraries (Seattle Campus). For questions or more information, please contact the Comparative Religion Librarian.
Image: "Candles" by Mohammad Khedmati (Creative Commons license)
Comparative Religion is an interdisciplinary study of religious thought and expression as manifested in various cultures and time periods. The study of religion may encompass a variety of approaches, including historical, textual, anthropological, philosophical, psychological, and sociological.
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