Tag: #UFreligion

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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Do Young Democrats Even Care About Religion?

The 2016 primaries have been full of religious rhetoric, be it pandering to a specific religious group or promoting fear of another. With this being the case, it can be expected to play a big role in the presidential election.

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A Week of Religion News Blogs

Religion matters. Religion news matters. Every single day a new religion headline hits the press — on blogs and online news agencies, television and in print. And so, there are serious matters to consider when it comes to reporting religion

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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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Spring Digital Media Seminars — Meet n’ Greet, Maps, & More!

The University of Florida Religion Department is excited to announce its Spring Digital Humanities Seminars. The seminars with #UFreligion provide an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in

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Spring Digital Media Seminars — Meet n’ Greet, Maps, & More!

The University of Florida Religion Department is excited to announce its Spring Digital Humanities Seminars. The seminars with #UFreligion provide an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in

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The WHY of religion newswriting, from the source

by Meghan Mangrum, graduate student in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism & Communications who is enrolled in #UFreligion’s “Religion and the News” class. The halls of inner-city Chicago Catholic schools, gay-rights events in Havana, the Mexico-American border and

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