Religious Studies professors at Missouri State are always happy to visit community organizations to share their expertise in a variety of religions, the cultures and historical contexts from which religions emerge, the people who practice these religions, and the affects of religions on society and the world. Dr. Matthew Kuiper, Religious Studies Assistant … [Read more...] about Dr. Matt Kuiper presents on Muslim-Christian Relations to local Kiwanis
Dr. Daniel Morehead returns to Missouri State University during Public Affairs Week! Awakening Your Brain: The Neurobiology of Spirituality Thursday, 12 April 2018 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Glass Hall 102 Free and open to the public. Why does the human brain seem to be “wired” for spirituality, yet deeply resistant to it? How does brain science help us understand the nature our … [Read more...] about Awakening Your Brain: The Neurobiology of Spirituality
by Jane Terry The Department of Religious Studies at Missouri State University and the Center for Asian Research at Arizona State University hosted a conference in Springfield, Missouri, “Theravāda Civilizations and Their Others,” at the Hotel Vandivort on 1-3 June, 2017. Several scholars of Buddhism from around the country gathered to discuss new works in Theravāda … [Read more...] about Religious Studies Hosts Theravāda Buddhism Conference
by Jane Terry Coming soon to Missouri State University: Dr. Lawrence Schiffman, internationally renowned Dead Sea Scrolls scholar, will be on campus as part of the Midwest Jewish Studies Association Conference 9-11 September 2016. Everyone is invited to attend the keynote address given by Dr. Schiffman on Sunday, 11 September, 7:15 p.m. in PSU Ballroom East! … [Read more...] about Dr. Lawrence Schiffman to Talk at MSU!
by Jane Terry The Department of Religious Studies is excited to announce that we will host a guest lecture by renowned C. S. Lewis scholar, Dr. Michael Ward! "Great Balls of Fire: C. S. Lewis, Narnia, and Medieval Cosmology" will be Monday, 28 September 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Plaster Student Union Theater. This free lecture is open to students, faculty, staff, and … [Read more...] about Great Balls of Fire! Special Guest Dr. Michael Ward in September