Congratulations to our MSU Religious Studies M.A., B.A., and B.S. graduates for Summer 2017, Fall 2017, and Spring 2018! Our graduation reception was held Friday, 18 May 2018, to honor and celebrate our graduates before the spring 2018 commencement ceremony. We are so proud of our graduates and wish them much happiness and success in their next adventure! … [Read more...] about Congratulations, Religious Studies Graduates!
by Jane Terry The students in REL 358 Yoga and Meditation, taught by Dr. Stephen Berkwitz, enjoyed an enlightening evening of presentations and discussions around the course's final assignment, a creative project. As an opportunity to engage in experiential learning, analyzing and summarizing an aspect of yoga and/or meditation learned during the course, students … [Read more...] about Yoga Class Presentations Night!
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