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NEJS, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Program

So often, we forget what came before, but never what comes after our defining moments.  For years, I studied Islam and the Quran, and an entire year with the New Testament.  It was during my Hebrew Bible class: my eyes were opened to the distinct and causal connections, not just with similarities, b…

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PHD Doctorate Religion, Turkish

At 24, I was still a legal minor when the United States occupied Iraq. But I noted this political development as highly significant, for me, since I see the U.S. as a Judeo-Christian power and Iraq as a Muslim country bordering my own, Turkey. I have been selected by the Turkish government to learn …

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