Tag: Religion

Religion & Power: 3rd Annual RGSA Conference

3rd Annual RSGA Graduate Conference March 16-17, 2018 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

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Religion in the News: October 27, 2017

For this week’s Religion in the News stories we wanted to explore a variety of perspectives on the academic study of religion, perspectives on the field, and research within it. Here are the articles we found below: Can Evangelicals and

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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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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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Politicizing Religion and the Politics of Religion

In recent years politicizing religion in the U.S. has arguably led to a rise in religious intolerance and discrimination against religious minorities and certain actors have increasingly used religion as an instrument to mobilize voters. This panel will examine the

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Politicizing Religion and the Politics of Religion

In recent years politicizing religion in the U.S. has arguably led to a rise in religious intolerance and discrimination against religious minorities and certain actors have increasingly used religion as an instrument to mobilize voters. This panel will examine the

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Religion Reporters Thrive With The People’s Pope

By Tonia Borsellino In the past year, His Holiness Pope Francis traveled to the United States, Africa and Mexico. The media was right there behind him. They followed his every move, documenting it closely. One reporter quipped that he would

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Top scholars consider religion, science, & the future

In 1967 Lynn Townsend White, Jr. proposed in his essay, “The Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis” that it was Christian influence and Middle Age mechanical technologies that lie at the root of the ecological crisis of the 20th-century. While

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Top scholars consider religion, science, & the future

In 1967 Lynn Townsend White, Jr. proposed in his essay, “The Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis” that it was Christian influence and Middle Age mechanical technologies that lie at the root of the ecological crisis of the 20th-century. While

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