by Jane Terry Matt Hartman, Spring 2013 MSU Religious Studies M.A. alumnus, will be bicycling across America this summer as part of the Bike & Build organization's mission of building affordable houses. To read Matt's story, see his page on the Bike & Build website: http://bikeandbuild.org/rider/6749 Bike & Build organizes cross-country bicycle trips … [Read more...] about REL Alumnus to Bike across America!
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by Jane Terry Now is the time to register for the 2013 AAR/SBL Meeting in Baltimore - November 23-26, 2013 - to receive $150 on the registration rates! Register before June 16, 2013 to receive the discount. AAR: http://www.aarweb.org/Meetings/Annual_Meeting/Current_Meeting/default.asp SBL: http://sbl-site.org/meetings/AnnualMeeting.aspx If you are not yet a member … [Read more...] about Register Now for the 2013 AAR/SBL Meeting!
by Jane Terry Thanks to everyone who attended our Spring 2013 MSU Religious Studies Graduation Reception last Friday before commencement! We love celebrating our students' success and meeting their families, not to mention noshing on cookies and brownies. Congratulations, graduates, we are so proud of you! Here are a few photos of the early arrivals at our reception: … [Read more...] about MSU Religious Studies Graduation Reception Spring 2013!
by Jane Terry Congratulations to Religious Studies professors Dr. Leslie Baynes and Lora Hobbs for their recent awards during the 2013 All-Faculty Recognition Reception! Dr. Baynes, Associate Professor, received the Director's Award for Outstanding Faculty Research in the Honors College Awards for Teaching, Research, and Service. The Director's Award … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Professors Leslie Baynes and Lora Hobbs!
by Jane Terry Dr. Leslie Baynes, Associate Professor in Religious Studies, was recently interviewed by Nicki Donnelson for the Missouri State Journal radio program on KSMU about her book, The Heavenly Book Motif in Judeo-Christian Apocalypses 200 BCE-200 CE (Brill 2011). Dr. Baynes explains this common motif that is found in ancient texts and the meaning people attached … [Read more...] about “Heavenly Book” Highlight of Missouri State Journal