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Mount Zion Dig Announces New Discovery

"Archaeologists confirm contested tale of the Crusades, 920 years after battle"
   July 15, 2019

Dr. James Tabor, UNC Charlotte religious studies professor and Dr. Shimon Gibson, UNC Charlotte history professor (pictured here), both co-directors of the ...

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Dr. Julia Robinson Moore is Respondent to Keynote of the Reverend Canon Nontombi Naomi Tutu

Dr. Julia Robinson Moore speaks at 12th annual Peace and Theology Conference
   July 11, 2019

Dr. Julia Robinson Moore recently had the pleasure of being respondent to the keynote address of the Reverend Canon Nontombi Naomi Tutu at the 12th Annual Peace and Theology Conference, "...

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FALL CATALOG AVAILABLE NOW!

FALL CATALOG AVAILABLE NOW!
   March 18, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

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Jessica Johnson to speak at RELS Graduate Student Conference

Jessica Johnson to speak at RELS Graduate Student Conference
   March 16, 2019

The graduate students in the Religious Studies department are excited to announce their 3rd Annual Graduate conference, co-sponsored by the UNC Charlotte Religious Studies Department and Women and Gender Studies Program.

Please join them in camaraderie and discussion as they are joined by graduate and undergraduate students from across the country to share their research and...

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Dr. Kent Brintnall, Guest on WFAE's Charlotte Talks!

Dr. Kent Brintnall was guest on WFAE's Charlotte Talks!
   March 7, 2019

On March 7, 2019, Dr. Brintnall was invited to appear on WFAE's Charlotte Talks to address some of the sex scandals facing some demoniations in recent years.  To learn more and/or to listen to the episode, visit the WFAE website:  ...

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Sean McCloud to Speak on Documentary "Familiar Shapes" on February 7

   February 6, 2019

Alumna artist and UNC Charlotte Professor of Art (Digital Media) Heather D. Freeman (2010) discusses the creative connections and inspirations in the production of Familiar Shapes, a feature documentary in production about social bots, early modern witches,...

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February 5, 2019! Shamans and Schizophrenia: How Religious Practice May Change Psychotic Experience

Annual Witherspoon Lecture with TM Luhrmann set for February 5, 2019 at UNC Charlotte Center City
   February 5, 2019

Registration has closed for this event.  We thank you for your interest!

 

We are pleased to announce our annual Witherspoon Lecture speaker, TM Luhrmann who will present "Shamans and Schizophrenia:  How Religious Practice May Change Psychotic Experience."  

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Family and Children in the Archaeology of the Hebrew Bible

Rona Lewis to talk on Family and Children in the Archaeology of the Hebrew Bible
   November 13, 2018

When:  Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
Time:  2:00 - 3:15pm
Where: College of Education, Room 010.
 

 

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Prea Persaud to Participate in American Examples

   October 31, 2018

Congratulations, Prea! We look forward to seeing what content you produce! 

Prea Persaud, lecturer in Hinduism, has been selected to participate in the American Examples working group which seeks to "develop research on religion in America that is portable, cross-cultural, comparative, and theoretically driven."  In the Spring 2019 workshop, participants will...

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Kathryn Johnson Interviewed on WFAE about Khashoggi case

Kathryn Johnson Interviewed on WFAE about Khashoggi case
   October 25, 2018

From WFAE site:  "Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was openly critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.  Earlier this month he may have paid the price for that when he was allegedly murdered in the Saudi consulate in Turkey. The explanations offered by Saudi Arabia for what happened continuously changed  to the point where President Trump called it 'the worst cover-up...

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