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Mt. Zion Dig in the News

   December 5, 2017

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. 

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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

   December 5, 2017

Please join us for a talk at 12:30 on Monday, October 23, in Storrs 290.  Candida Moss will be speaking about her recent book. 

Candida R. Moss is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.

Born in London, England, Dr. Moss graduated from Worcester College, Oxford part of...

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Janna Shedd Awarded the College's Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Part-Time Faculty Member

   December 5, 2017

 

Shedd is a part-time lecturer in the Religious Studies Department of the University of North Carolina Charlotte, where she has taught since 2009. Janna completed her master’s degree at UNC Charlotte and her bachelor’s degree at UNC Asheville. Her research interests are South and East Asian religions, the effects of globalization on religion and culture, and multicultural education....

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Julia Robinson Discusses History Behind Charleston Shootings on WCCB Morning Show

   December 5, 2017

http://www.wccbcharlotte.com/news/top-stories/Dr-Julia-Robinson-Offers-P...

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Apocalypse Past, Present, and Future: Archiving the Catholic Sex Abuse Crisis

   October 19, 2017

Please join us for a talk on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 6:30 PM in Rowe 161. Terence McKiernan will give a lecture on Apocalypse Past, Present, and Future: Archiving the Catholic Sex Abuse Crisis.

Terence McKiernan is the founder and president of BishopAccountability.org, an internet archive and research center for the Catholic clergy abuse crisis, that maintains databases of...

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We have moved for the 2017-2018 academic year

   October 19, 2017

We are officially moved in to Cedar Hall for the 2017-2018 academic year while renovations in Macy take place. Faculty are located on the 2nd & 3rd floor. Graduate Assistants are located on the 4th floor. Come visit us!

New Office Locations

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Will Sherman awarded Pirzada Prize

   October 19, 2017

Will Sherman, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, has been awarded the Pirzada Prize by the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley.  The award is for his outstanding dissertation, "Mountains and Messiahs: The Roshaniyya, Revelation, and Afghan Becoming."  Congratulations, Dr. Sherman!

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Congratulations to Madison White for Best Undergraduate Paper at NCRSA

Madi White received the Best Undergraduate Paper award at the North Carolina Religious Studies Association meeting at Western Carolina University.  Congratulations, Madi!

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