#UFreligion Blog

Religion in the News: December 8, 2017

Religion remains relevant. Just look at the headlines. The discipline of religious studies remains relevant to interpret those headlines. Why? Because religious literacy is severely lacking these days. Check out these “Religion in the News” headlines and see the religion

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Religion in the News: December 1, 2017

It’s cold outside…well, maybe not in Florida…but the religion news is heating up. Here are a few headlines from the world of Religion in the News this week: HERe’s where evangelicals are giving money (Christianity Today) every day glory and indigenous

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Religion in the News: November 17, 2017

Remember that ole’ “secularization thesis?” You know the one, that idea that traditional religions would go by the wayside in the industrialised world? Well, anyone who still reckons that’s the case hasn’t read the headlines recently. In fact, this week we’ve

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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: November 3, 2017

This week’s Religion in the News stories focus on the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Don’t know exactly what that is? Check out the stories below. We also have a bonus on why Muhammad Ali converted to Islam… Reformation

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Religion and Power: A CFP

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 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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