by Jane Terry It is with sadness that we announce that Mrs. Elisabeth tenZythoff, widow of Professor Gerrit tenZythoff (founder of our MSU Religious Studies Department), passed away at the age of 92 on Friday, July 24. There is a graveside service planned for Wed. July 29, at Greenlawn North Cemetery in Springfield at 10:00 AM. Her memorial service will be held in Fort … [Read more...] about Mrs. Elisabeth tenZythoff, 1923-2015
Archives for July 2015
by Jane Terry Dr. Steve Berkwitz, Religious Studies Department Head, escaped the heat and humidity of the Ozarks earlier this summer and traveled to conferences in England and Germany. The first was a two-day conference at King’s College in London that continued a collaborative project dedicated to rethinking the tradition of Theravada Buddhism. Dr. Berkwitz … [Read more...] about Religious Studies Head Attends Conferences in England and Germany
by Jane Terry Along with our Gen Ed and favorite courses being offered in the fall semester, we have two new courses: REL 397-001 FA15 : Death, Dying, and the Afterlife with Dr. Austra Reinis on Tuesdays/Thursdays, 12:30-1:45 p.m. REL 530-635-301 FA15 : (REL 530 for undergrads, REL 635 for graduate students): Women, Violence, and Religion: Are Faith Communities … [Read more...] about New Courses for Fall 2015!