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The Women's Studies in Religion Program (WSRP) was founded to explore the fundamental role played by religious traditions in defining roles for women and men. Research on religion and gender sheds light on questions about the changing roles of women both inside religious communities and in broader public spheres. Read more

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WSRP RA Reunion

Photos: WSRP Bicentennial Reunion

May 11, 2017

View a slideshow of photos and highlights from the WSRP research associates' reunion, held in conjunction with the HDS bicentennial celebration, April 28-29, 2017.

Why Is Water Sacred to Native Americans?

Roslyn LaPier, 2016-17 WSRP Research Associate
WSRP Research Associate Rosalyn LaPier writes that for Native Americans, water does not only sustain life–it is sacred. Read more