Department of Religion and Philosophy
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The study of religion is central to understanding the deepest desires of human spirit. The study of philosophy is central to understanding the highest aspirations of human consciousness.
Kansas Wesleyan is a place where students can critically examine their own beliefs and traditions. We are a place where you can examine religions of the world, and see your own place in the great traditions of religious thought.
The Religion and Philosophy Department is committed to the integration of faith and learning of every student in the program. Central to the mission of the Religion and Philosophy Department is our commitment to community service learning. Each student taking a Religion or philosophy class is required to perform and reflect upon eight hours of community service each semester. All told, the Religion and Philosophy Department is responsible for mobilizing over a thousand hours of service in the Salina community.
Furthermore, the Religion and Philosophy Department is committed to contemplative pedagogy, to incorporate reflection and learning in the classroom environment.
Religion and Philosophy graduates not only seek ordination through seminary education, but are active in medicine, computer studies, and banking.
“They took you totally outside of your thinking box, and caused you to think from different angles of perspective. You walk away with a different mindset.” – Amanda Fertig, grad. 2009