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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 >>

Edward Wright-Rios to speak on religion in modern Mexico

EDWARD WRIGHT-RIO is Associate Professor of History at Vanderbilt University specializing in the cultural history of modern Mexico. He is the author of two books—Revolutions in Mexican Catholicism: Reform and Revelation in Oaxaca, 1887-1934, (Duke University Press, 2009), and Searching for Madre Matiana: Prophecy and Popular Culture in Modern Mexico, (University of New Mexico Press, 2014)—and... Edward Wright-Rios to speak on religion in modern Mexico Read more >>

Coffee Time for Religous Studies Students and Faculty

No credit. No commitment.... Just coffee, treats, and mldweek conversation with a rotating cast of faculty and students. Welcoming space for all, including (but not limited to) the uncaffeinated and the overcaffelnated. Coffee Time for Religous Studies Students and Faculty Read more >>

Mt. Zion Dig in the News

The online edition of the Haaretz Newspaper in Israel has an article about the Mt. Zion Dig (Archaeologists Uncover Life of Luxury in 2,000-year-old Priestly Quarters of Jerusalem) with quotes from Prof. James Tabor and Prof. Shimon Gibson who are leading the excavation.  Mt. Zion Dig in the News Read more >>

Department Newsletter "Religion Matters 2016"

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.  2016 Religion Matters Newsletter Department Newsletter "Religion Matters 2016" Read more >>