UW-Madison Launches New Center On Religion

Twelve students are part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s new Center for Religion and Global Citizenry. This center comes after the Lubar Institute for the Study of Abrahamic Religions closed last year due to a lack of funding.

Ulrich Rosenhagen directs the new center, and he says it’s about learning and spreading religious literacy across campus.

“To grow together as a small group of students who understand how interreligious dialogue might work on a small level and then go out to translate that into the wider campus,” he said.

Rosenhagen, a lecturer in religious studies at UW-Madison, said a public university like UW-Madison is the perfect place to house the new center.

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