by Jane Terry Everyone is invited to our retirement reception and appreciation dinner for Dr. Jim Moyer, Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible and former Religious Studies Department Head! The reception will be on Wednesday, 29 April, 4:00-5:30 in PSU Union Club (PSU 400). Free and open to the public. Stop in and wish Jim well on his retirement! Our appreciation … [Read more...] about Jim Moyer Retirement Reception and Dinner!
Archives for April 2015
Stephen C. Berkwitz, Department Head of Religious Studies, recently presented two talks at the University of Edinburgh Divinity School. He gave a university lecture on Buddhism in modernity and then, on the following day, he gave a keynote lecture on vernacular religious culture in Sri Lanka at the 40th Annual Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions. The Spalding Symposium, … [Read more...] about REL Department Head at Conference in Scotland
by Jane Terry Lots of events in the next few weeks of interest to Religious Studies (and all) students, as well as some events open to the community! Next Monday, 13 April, 7:00 p.m., Imam Lahmudin Lahmuddin, of the Islamic Society of Joplin, will give a talk at South Street Christian Church, 500 South Avenue, Springfield and hosted by the Interfaith Alliance of the … [Read more...] about Upcoming Events!
by Jane Terry Samantha Nichols, senior Religious Studies major, has been selected by the Office of Public Affairs as the April 2015 Public Affairs Student Spotlight. Ms. Nichols, who created the student organization Linked, an interfaith dialogue and service group, has been active on and off campus organizing events to increase interfaith understanding and … [Read more...] about REL Major Chosen April 2015 Public Affairs Student Spotlight!
All students are invited to attend the Religious Studies Club, Celebrate: A Great Year! Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Meeting at 5:30 p.m. in Strong 256 (student lounge) Event Flyer Here! … [Read more...] about Religious Studies Club: Celebrate: A Great Year!