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Summer Presentations from UF Religion

Just because it is the summer term does not mean the faculty and graduate students of the Department of Religion at UF are taking a break. Far from it! Our faculty and students are conducting fieldwork, exploring archives, learning languages,

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Come teach with UF Religion!

The University of Florida Department of Religion seeks to hire a lecturer in any area of Religion with a special interest in “Religion & Nature” & “Religion and Health.” The salary range will be between $40,000 and $45,000. This is

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Last Call for Religion News?

Is religion news crumbling before our eyes? Is religion fading away with the modern age? When will the next “Religion in the News” post arrive at my digital doorstep? These are all good questions. The answers are no, no, and

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Teaching Hinduism and Caribbean Religions in North Carolina

The graduate program in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida is designed to prepare students for careers for careers in academia, within government institutions, non-governmental organizations, and various forms of advocacy work. We believe our five tracks of

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Student awards go to top performers

Each year the Department of Religion at the University of Florida awards the top undergraduate and graduate student performers in Religious Studies. The 2018 Russell Jaberg Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by a graduating religion major, went to winner Austin

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Religion in the News: April 27, 2018

Religion news is a beat in its own right. At the same time, religion as a category is not independent or sui generis. It is implicated in politics, society, science, culture, and many other fields of understanding, study, and news. The religion

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Lies, Lies, and Other Religion News: April 20, 2018

Lies, lies, and other religious news. Religion news isn’t all bad. Nor is it all good. This week’s news tends to lean toward the more scandalous, investigative, and questionable side of things with accusations leveled at a top institutional atheist leader, claims

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