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#FieldworkFridays hits UF Religion Social Media

During the summer our faculty & graduate students not only teach summer courses and attend to long neglected reading lists, they also depart for various locales to engage in invaluable fieldwork projects. This summer is no different. From Trinidad to

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A new website & a fresh new book on sustainable communities

This special summer bulletin features some fresh presentations from our faculty, publications from students and faculty, alumni news, and a new book from Dr. Whitney Sanford entitled  Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence. 

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Summer Students Explore Non-Western Healing Practices

RELIGION, MEDICINE AND HEALING (REL 3098/ ANT 3930) Professor Robin M. Wright (ONLINE) This course is dedicated to the study of non-Western healers and medicine in relation to various religious traditions around the globe. The most important themes we shall

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Travel Ban Panel at UF Explores Race, Religion

*Aya Cockram is a graduate student in UF’s Religion Department. Cocrkam contributed this blog post in her personal capacity. The views expressed are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Florida Religion Department, University of Florida’s College

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UF Religion Prof Explores Florida Waterscapes

On January 21, 2017, the Matheson History Museum welcomed visitors to River of Dreams: The St. Johns River and its Springs. This exhibit took months of planning, fieldwork, and meetings (and several heroic late nights by UF Museum Studies personnel), but seeing the

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