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33rd Annual Witherspoon Lecture on February 6, 2017 at 7:00 PM

UNC Charlotte’s 2017 Witherspoon Lecture will focus on how Jewish, Christian and Muslim societies interact with and think about each other, from their origins to today. The lecture will be delivered by David Nirenberg, Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Distinguished Service Professor of Social Thought and History, and Dean of the Social Sciences Division, at the University of Chicago... 33rd Annual Witherspoon Lecture on February 6, 2017 at 7:00 PM Read more >>

UNC Charlotte honors Loy Witherspoon, renowned scholar dies at 86

Loy H. Witherspoon, professor emeritus of philosophy and religious studies at UNC Charlotte and a longtime confidant to University founder Bonnie Cone, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, in his home. Funeral Arrangements and Obituary   UNC Charlotte honors Loy Witherspoon, renowned scholar dies at 86 Read more >>

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Kevin O'Neill to speak on Pentecostalism and rehab in Guatemala

Across Guatemala City, hundreds of Pentecostal drug rehabilitation centers warehouse users (often against their will) in the name of salvation. This talk details how pastors deploy digital media to assess a user's relative fitness for a Christian life. These pastors insist that photographs and videos allow them to discern users, allowing the faithful to read users' bodies for signs of the soul.... Kevin O'Neill to speak on Pentecostalism and rehab in Guatemala Read more >>

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Kelly Baker to speak on zombie apocalypses

Zombies reign as the cultural monster of the latetwentieth and early twenty-first centuries. They shamble and moan in every nook and cranny in American pop culture from televis ion to film to fiction to video games to social media. It is not just zombies that are everywhere, but rather zombies apocalypses. What does this type of apocalypse say about American ethical and theological concerns? Who... Kelly Baker to speak on zombie apocalypses Read more >>