#UFreligion Blog

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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New book explores what it means to “live sustainably.”

What can intentional communities seeking to live sustainably teach the world? Can they lead broader communities in ways of simplicity, democracy, and nonviolence? These are the questions at the center of Dr. Whitney A. Sanford’s new work, Living Sustainably: What

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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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