by Dr. Vadim Putzu To celebrate the 100th anniversary of TMJ's passing and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Johnson Library and Museum, which is a partner of MSU Libraries, I organized, in collaboration with Dean Peters and his staff, a two-day event. Plato’s supposed birthday (November 7) was our date of choice since on that day TMJ himself had organized … [Read more...] about Thomas Moore Johnson Symposium
Religious Studies is pleased to present Dr. Robert Jensen, Ph.D. in media law and ethics, from the University of Texas-Austin, as our guest speaker tonight, Friday, 4 October, in Glass Hall 102, on the topic, The Ethics of Pornography. Dr. Micki Pulleyking (MSU Religious Studies), will introduce our speaker with a brief talk, "What Is the Problem?" Dr. Jensen will give two … [Read more...] about The Ethics of Pornography
Seeing More Clearly in Haiti – reprise! This successful Study Away program with Lora Hobbs will return in Spring Break, 13-21 March 2020, and continues the building of MSU’s Vision Screening project for elementary-high school students and staff in northern Haiti. See how YOU can make a positive difference in the lives of Haitian students and staff! To learn more, visit: … [Read more...] about Seeing More Clearly in Haiti Study Away Program Returns!
The Department of Religious Studies has partnered with other departments on the MSU campus to offer two new undergraduate certificate programs: Interfaith engagement undergraduate certificate Medical humanities undergraduate certificate … [Read more...] about Two New Undergraduate Certificate Programs at MSU
Dr. Matthew Kuiper of the Department of Religious Studies spoke last evening (May 16) at an interfaith Iftar (breaking of the fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan). The event was organized by the local Muslim community of Springfield, MO, Faith Voices, Ekklesia, Catholic Campus Ministries, and Interfaith Alliance of the Ozarks. Dr. Kuiper shared some personal reflections on … [Read more...] about Interfaith Iftar Features Religious Studies Professor