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
by Jane Terry Dr. Craig Keener, Professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary, will speak at Missouri State University Thursday, February 5, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in Carrington 208 on "New Testament Miracles: Are They Historically Plausible?" Everyone is invited to this free event! Please see the flyer for more info. This event is co-sponsored by Assemblies … [Read more...] about Dr. Craig Keener to Speak at MSU!
by Jane Terry Screwtape Letters: A Short Study Dr. Leslie Baynes, Associate Professor in Religious Studies, will lead a study this winter on C. S. Lewis' book, The Screwtape Letters, at First and Calvary Church (820 E. Cherry St., by the Missouri State campus), Room 020, on Wednesday evenings, 6:15-7:15 p.m., on 21 January and 4, 11, and 25 February. The sessions … [Read more...] about Leslie Baynes to Lead Screwtape Study