Dr. Michael Ward, one of the world’s foremost C. S. Lewis scholars, will speak at Missouri State on Tuesday, 10 April, at 7:30 p.m. in Glass 101. His talk will be about “The Heavens Are Telling the Glory of God: C. S. Lewis, Narnia, and the Planets”. Millions of people have been captivated by C. S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia—but some questions about them have been … [Read more...] about C. S. Lewis Scholar Coming to MSU!
Archives for March 2012
by Jane Terry and James Broucek Tuesday evening in Meyer Library, Professor James Broucek, an instructor in the Department of Religious Studies, discussed the major trends and turning points in the ongoing discussion of legitimate warfare in Islam. Introduced by Dr. Martha Finch, professor in Religious Studies, Professor Broucek talked about "The Just War Tradition in … [Read more...] about What does it mean to “fight in the path of God”?
by Jim Moyer At the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies reception on Saturday evening, 10 March, in Dallas, Jared Chatfield won one of two student paper awards. It is worth $100 in books from Eisenbrauns. I had been tipped off so I was next to Jared when the award was announced, and was the first to congratulate him. He is doing well in the Southwestern … [Read more...] about Alumnus Jared Chatfield Wins Award
by Jane Terry Everyone is invited to attend a free, public lecture on Tuesday, 13 March at 7:00 p.m. in Meyer Library 101, about "The Just War Tradition in Islam" by Professor James Broucek. What does it mean to "fight in the path of God"? Professor Broucek, an instructor in our Religious Studies Department, will discuss the major trends and turning points in the ongoing … [Read more...] about The Just War Tradition in Islam
by Jane Terry On Saturday, 3 March, two of our Religious Studies professors, Micki Pulleyking and Ken Elkins, spoke at the Girls4Good Conference, "Women and Girls: Then and There, Here and Now," held at Central High School. Dr. Pulleyking's session was titled "Women in Religion," and Mr. Elkins talked about "Women in the Holocaust." The conference, organized and produced … [Read more...] about Religious Studies Professors Partner with Girls4Good