My name is Matthew Nangle and I am a sophomore studying Genetics, Anthropology, and Arabic with hopes of attending graduate school to pursue Biological Anthropology. I was raised in Wisconsin and grew up in a Lutheran household with parents from Lutheran and Catholic backgrounds. Growing up, faith wasn’t a major part of my life but in recent years I’ve dedicated time to deciding for myself what faith means to me. Because of this I’ve developed a passion for theology and I readily adopt ideas from a range of Judeo-Christian thinkers. I greatly enjoy learning about the evolution of belief systems and along with my passion for complex systems of belief and their histories, I look forward to learning more about how faith impacts individuals. Through the CRGC fellowship program I hope to learn more from others about what influence their faith has had on their values and daily lives, while continuing to encourage interfaith curiosity.