Tag: #UFreligion

Alumni Profile: Michael Franks

Why did you go into religious studies in the first place? I was originally drawn to Religious Studies because I wanted to go into the ministry to work as a pastor. During the course of my studies, however, I shifted

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Former #UFreligion faculty, chair, passes

We are very sad to report that Dr. Austin Creel, former chair of our department, passed away earlier this week, after a short illness. Austin Bowman Creel was born in Alexandria, Virginia, in 1929. After graduating from high school in

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#UFreligion welcomes incoming graduate students for Fall 2016

In 2003, #UFreligion took a major step forward, inaugurating a doctoral program. A particular strength of this program is its interdisciplinary nature. In approaching religion, we encourage our students not only to engage other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences in

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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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#UFreligion Announces Fall Course Offerings

  From studying environmental ethics to approaches to anthropology in Jewish studies and the exploration of Islam in Africa the Fall 2015 semester offerings from #UFreligion are as interesting as can be.  With strengths in religion & nature, religion & the Americas,

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UF Religion Teams Up with Florida State Parks System

The Florida Division of Recreation & Parks (DRP) is collaborating with the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida on the “Wish You Were Here” project, a self-directed cultural trail for visitors to explore the rich cultural heritage of seven

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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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