Religion is an essential part of the humanistic studies in a liberal arts education. The study of religion is one way to establish a view of reality, and more specifically a view of the meaning of human existence as individuals and as social beings in relation to ultimate reality, however that reality is understood.
Lee & Ruth Scott Prize in Christian Theology & Ethics
Rising Senior Religion major
The Lee and Ruth Scott Scholarship was created to be awarded to a rising senior Religion major who has done exemplary work in Christian Theology and Ethics. Lee Scott was for many years a distinguished member of the Religion Department who taught both theology and ethics. He was passionate about the two fields of study, and about the relationship between them.