#UFreligion Blog

Religion and the Paranormal

As many as three-quarters of Americans believe in ghosts. The majority hold other paranormal beliefs as well. What does this tell us about the future of religion? In a “disenchanted” world, why do we continue to be fascinated with the

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Donald Trump and the Death of Evangelical Christianity

  The Religious Right’s embrace of Donald Trump has fatally transformed American evangelicalism. This was the message Dartmouth Professor Randall Balmer delivered to a packed house of students, faculty and community members at the Pugh Hall Ocora on Tuesday, September

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Ethics Cafes: Talk About What’s On Your Mind

The Intersections group on Ethics and the Public Sphere is convening a series of ethics cafes this fall.  The cafes are opportunities for students to talk about the moral dimensions of public issues they care about and learn from their

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Q&A with New Faculty in Global Islam

The UF Religion Department is excited to welcome the Izzat Hasan Sheikh Fellow in Islamic Studies and Assistant Professor of Religion Dr. Ali Altaf Mian to Gator Nation! Dr. Mian received his B.A. in Philosophy and M.A. in English from the University of

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