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Religion in the News: October 13, 2017

This week’s Religion in the News stories focus on many diverse issues having to do with religion in the modern world, but the BIG story is connected to the religious accents of fear around today — Friday the 13th: RELIGIOUS

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Religion in the News: October 6, 2017

  This week’s Religion in the News stories emphasize not only the diversity of religious experiences, positions, and practices, but also address how religious individuals, and institutions, are reacting to modern technology, communication, travel, and social issues: On this kenyan

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Religion in the News: September 29, 2017

Religion has always been with us. And it isn’t going away. Throughout history, it has expressed the deepest questions human beings can ask, and it has taken a central place in the lives of virtually all civilizations and cultures. Indeed, even

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Religion in the News: September 22, 2017

Religion has always been with us. And it isn’t going away. Throughout history, it has expressed the deepest questions human beings can ask, and it has taken a central place in the lives of virtually all civilizations and cultures. Indeed, even

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#FieldworkFridays hits UF Religion Social Media

During the summer our faculty & graduate students not only teach summer courses and attend to long neglected reading lists, they also depart for various locales to engage in invaluable fieldwork projects. This summer is no different. From Trinidad to

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A new website & a fresh new book on sustainable communities

This special summer bulletin features some fresh presentations from our faculty, publications from students and faculty, alumni news, and a new book from Dr. Whitney Sanford entitled  Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence. 

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Summer Students Explore Non-Western Healing Practices

RELIGION, MEDICINE AND HEALING (REL 3098/ ANT 3930) Professor Robin M. Wright (ONLINE) This course is dedicated to the study of non-Western healers and medicine in relation to various religious traditions around the globe. The most important themes we shall

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