Thanks again to Haley Twist, Editor-in-Chief (as well as to writers Casey Aldridge, Julie Bruce, Chelsea Carskaddon, Jacob Groves, Julie Hawks, Zannah Kimbrel, and Josh Williams) for producing our second annual department newsletter.
Join us on Friday, March 18, for an address by Joe Winters (now of Duke University but formerly of UNC Charlotte) on "Black Bodies that Matter: Race, Religion, and the Monstrous Other," at 6:00 pm in Student Union 340AB. Events run all day on Saturday. See link in banner above for details.
Support UNC Charlotte faculty at presentations and discussions of topics selected by the Foreign Policy Association during the 2016 Great Decisions Lecture Series. For registration and...
Religion Matters: A Documentary Film Series
Recent events in the world and on the campus of UNC Charlotte encourage us to be more deliberate and open in our discussions about religion and religious difference. As a 2010 Pew Forum study showed, Americans know very little about religions other than their own. Stephen Prothero, scholar of religion at...
See his contribution here: "Con-'text'-ualizing Bible in/and/with Qur'an."
Jeffrey J. Kripal, PhD, who holds the J. Newton Rayzor Chair in Philosophy and Religious Thought at Rice University, will deliver UNC Charlotte’s 32nd Annual Loy P. Witherspoon Lecture on Biological Gods: Science (Fiction) and Some Emergent Mythologies on Monday, February 29, 2016.
The lecture, followed by a reception, will begin at 7:00 p.m. Monday, Feb 29, in...