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Religion and Power in the News: March 16, 2018

Religion and power. That’s the theme for our 3rd annual RGSA Conference this weekend at UF. It’s also the theme of religion and the news this week. From the way in which Evangelical Christians and Trump are getting along (or

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Religion & Power in Côte d’Ivoire

In an increasingly interconnected world, religion continues to play a critical role in the lives of individuals and their relations to society. Processes of colonialism, migration, and globalization have shaped and have been shaped by religion, leading scholars and public

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Religion in the News: February 23, 2018

The graduate program in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida (#UFReligion) is designed to prepare students for careers in academia, public service, non-governmental organizations, and various forms of advocacy work in the popular and public sphere. Our

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Religion in the News: February 16, 2018

Religion unites. Religion divides. Religion takes part in peace. Religion plays a part in violence. Religion is neither wholly positive, despite the prognostications of some evangelists. Nor is religion wholly negative, despite the prognostications of certain evangelists. Religion is. The

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Religion in the News: February 9, 2018

Religion news isn’t confined to the U.S. It’s a global phenomenon with impact in places across the continents. You’ll see that clearly in this week’s religion news round-up. You’ll also notice the prevalence of religion in popular culture — in

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