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Among the many commitments Vanderbilt Divinity School tries to live into, we pursue our vocations with a deep appreciation and engagement of the religious pluralism in our world.  As scholars of religion, we know there is no one version of any faith tradition, including Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.  As academics and people of faith, we abhor any attempts to demonize other religious traditions. We believe in interreligious understanding and encourage all to join us to better understand all faith traditions in their rich and sometimes troubling diversity and to acknowledge that violent extremism in all faiths violates the basic tenets and beliefs of the vast majority of their adherents. 

Click here for a short statement from the Department of Religious Studies.

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