by Jane Terry The Department of Religious Studies is offering some internships for the Spring 2014 semester, paid and unpaid. Visit our internship page to learn more: http://www.missouristate.edu/relst/Internship.htm The Race and Faith Collaborative Internship with the Council of Churches of the Ozarks this fall has been so successful that we are offering this again for … [Read more...] about New Internship Opportunity for Spring 2014!
Archives for October 2013
by Jane Terry Congratulations to Missouri State University Religious Studies alumnus James Murphy (M.A., 2001) on the publication of his new book, Kids and Kingdom: The Precarious Presence of Children in the Synoptic Gospels (Pickwick Publications, 2013). Dr. Murphy earned his Ph.D. at Iliff Seminary/University of Denver and is teaching in South Dakota. To … [Read more...] about MSU REL Alumnus James Murphy Publishes New Book
by Jane Terry MSU student Austin Elliott created an individualized major comprised of three academic departments, including Religious Studies, so he could pursue his passion for nonprofits and media production. As part of his coursework Austin is working for Sole Food, one of the partners in our Public Affairs project, Stomp Out Hunger. (Remember - drop off your old … [Read more...] about Springfield Newspaper Highlights Student’s Media Contributions
by Jane Terry Missouri State University, Drury, OTC, Evangel, SBU, and the Springfield community are hosting a Stomp Out Hunger shoe drive to benefit Sole Food, a program of Friends Against Hunger. Drop off your unwanted shoes into one of the BLUE BOXES in Strong Hall (there is one in the Religious Studies office, Strong 251) and provide food for needy … [Read more...] about Stomp Out Hunger Drive in Full Swing!
by Jane Terry We have some great events this week in Religious Studies! On Thursday, October 3, we welcome our MSU Religious Studies alumna Dr. Leslie Dorrough Smith for her talk, "Righteous Rhetoric: Sex, Speech, and the New Christian Right" at 7:00 p.m. in Meyer Library 101. Leading up to Dr. Smith's talk that same day, our very own Dr. Martha Finch will give a … [Read more...] about Events This Week in Religious Studies!