Tag: UF Religion

It’s a Boston Gator Party! UF Religion at AAR/SBL 2017

The American Academy of Religion brings thousands of professors and students, authors, publishers, religious leaders, journalists, and interested laypersons to its Annual Meeting each year. Co-hosted with the Society of Biblical Literature, the Annual Meetings are the largest events of

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Religion in the News: November 10, 2017

Religion and society interact in multiple ways — from politics to pop-culture, fashion to technology. This week’s Religion in the News stories  explore the variety of ways religion and society are all cobbled together for good and for ill. Here are

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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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Sexing Sacred Bodies

Bodies shape and are shaped by religious practice—they enact ritual, are fashioned to reflect religious identity, inspire and create devotional objects, and define boundaries of sacredness. How does the gender of such bodies shape experiences of the sacred, and how

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Center Announces Graduate Certificate in Global Islam

The Center for Global Islamic Studies is happy to announce the Graduate Certificate in Global Islam. The goal of this certificate is to train students to pursue careers in teaching and research related to Islam, and will broaden students’ understanding of the diversity

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