by Jane Terry Congratulations to MSU Religious Studies Associate Professor, Dr. John Schmalzbauer, on the forthcoming publication of his new book, co-authored with historian Dr. Kathleen Mahoney, The Resilience of Religion in American Higher Education, available in September 2018! According to the publisher, Baylor University Press: A well-worn, often told tale … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Dr. John Schmalzbauer!
by Jane Terry Introducing: our new banner highlighting our Religion & Health Curriculum! The Missouri State University Department of Religious Studies, with a generous grant from the Wabash Foundation and in cooperation with MSU's College of Health and Human Services, has created a curriculum for students that addresses the intersection between religion and health … [Read more...] about Religion & Health Curriculum Banner!
by Jane Terry The Religious Studies Club traveled to Tulsa, Oklahoma in late March to visit various religious congregations and museums in that city, as well as eat plenty of delicious food at some of the congregations and area restaurants. Their stops included: the Mosque at the Islamic Society of Tulsa, the Sherman Miller Museum, the Hindu Temple of Greater Tulsa, the … [Read more...] about Religious Studies Club Visits Congregations, Museums in Tulsa, OK
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 Religious Studies major, Daryl Mullins, joined twenty-seven other students from the Political Science PLS 333 Model UN class, representing Ukraine and Uruguay, and the MSU Model UN club, representing Brazil and Venezuela, at the 57th Annual Midwest Model United Nations conference this past weekend, 25-26 February. The course, taught by Dr. Ashley Leinweber, … [Read more...] about REL Major attends Model UN!