Religious Studies chair and professor David Morgan was quoted today in an article by Religion News Service: "Mormon 'gospel art': Kitsch or classic?"
On February 5, Robert Orsi, the Grace Craddock Nagle Chair in Catholic Studies with appointments in the departments of Religious Studies and History at Northwestern University, spoke in the department on “The Problem of Presence in Modern Religion and Its Study,” which is the subject of his... Read More »
David Morgan is the latest to take part in our “Four Questions with” series. His influential and acclaimed work on religion and visual culture will be familiar to many of our readers. Morgan is Professor of Religion with a secondary appointment in the Department of Art, Art History, and... Read More »
If you attended this year’s Majors Fair on October 21st, you witnessed a festive gathering in the Bryan Center, humming with lively discussions about course offerings, research interests, and plans for the future. Faculty and students from more than 80 departments were represented, and display... Read More »
"Roses from the Late French Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke"; translations & essay by David Need; pen & ink drawings by Clare Johnson Excerpt from David Need's introduction: "Rilke’s Roses calls us into a more intimate relationship with things, asking us to consider the material world as... Read More »
ISLAMiCommentary by Professor Lucas Van Rompay In an unusual demonstration of resolve and courage, the newly elected patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church, Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, has decided to maintain the headquarters of his church in Syria, rather than transferring them to Lebanon as many... Read More »
May 9, 2014: Dean Margaret M. Mitchell has announced that, upon recommendation from the Divinity School's Alumni Council, the Board of Trustees of the Baptist Theological Union has named Laurie L. Patton (AM 1986, PhD 1991 in the History of Religions area) as the Divinity... Read More »
A new study reignites the thorny debate over biblical accuracy Once upon a time, Abraham owned a camel. According to the Book of Genesis, he probably owned lots of camels. The Bible says that Abraham, along with other patriarchs of Judaism and Christianity, used domesticated camels — as well as... Read More »