"Infinite Inquiry: Religion, Science, and Philosophy Around 1800"
Fri Feb. 19, 1-4pm
Duke University, Rubenstein Library
Carpenter Conference Room 249
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The Department of Religious Studies invites everyone in the university community to a lecture by Robert Orsi, Professor of Religion and the Grace Craddock Nagle Chair in Catholic Studies, Northwestern University.
Prof. Orsi will speak on his forthcoming book, Abundant History, with a lecture titled "The Problem of Presence in Modern Religion and Its Study."
Orsi will lecture in Gray 228 on Friday, February 5, at 4:30. Read More
Prof. Mark Goodacre of the Religious Studies department is featured in every episode of CNN's acclaimed six part series Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery, in which scholars explore the New Testament and early Christianity through a series of artifacts that are connected with key figures. Read More
Symposium Title: Suspensions: Poetry and Time at the Edge of the Secular: A symposium with Amy Hollywood (Harvard Divinity School)
Date: Feb 6th
Place: McClendon Tower Level Five
Introductions 9:30-9:45: David Need (Religious Studies)
9:00-9:30 — Informal Greetings & Coffee
9:45-11:30: Poetry, Transformation and “In-Breaking” in the Contexts of Traditional/Historical Religious Performance and Communities
° Laura Lieber (Religious Studies): "Bringing Death to Life: Personifications of Mortality in Read More
Prof. Wes Kort shown here responding to the guest lectures by Richard Rosengarten and Conrad Ostwalt, on Thursday, April 10th. The speakers were on hand to celebrate Prof. Kort's retirement this semester from 49 years of teaching at Duke.