Tag: University of Florida

Why Study Religion?

Why Major in Religion? Are you curious about people, societies, and cultures? Are you interested in the ideas and values that inspire and motivate people? Are you concerned about ideologies that inhibit progress or even spur people to violence? Religion

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Religion & Power: 3rd Annual RGSA Conference

3rd Annual RSGA Graduate Conference March 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 20, 2017

For this week’s Religion in the News stories, we didn’t have to look far. All we had to do was focus on our top-notch faculty as they address critical issues and important events in religion and culture. Take a look

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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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