In the summer of 2018 Philosophy and Religion alum Sam Walk earned a coveted ambassadorship with the American School Counselor Association. See the details here.
Chad Mohler, professor of philosophy and religion, was one of the Spring 2018 winners of the Truman Academic Innovation Award. He uses argument maps as a tool to aid critical thinking. To better appreciate the relations among the parts of philosophical arguments, students in his Introduction to Philosophy course construct graphical visualizations of the arguments […]
Three Philosophy and Religion graduating seniors— Devin Gant, Alex Moellering and Sydney Moxley— were inducted into Theta Alpha Kappa (TAK) on May 9, 2018. TAK is the national honor society for students engaged in religious studies. See the Truman Today article for additional info. Pictured, from left to right: Ding-hwa Hsieh, Dereck Daschke, Devin […]
Dr. Chad Mohler was selected as Truman’s 2018 Educator of the Year. See the related Truman Today article.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Janet Gooch presents Philosophy and Religion professor Chad Mohler with one of Truman’s 2018 Academic Innovation Awards. In April 2018 Philosophy and Religion’s Dr. Chad Mohler won the Academic Professional Development Center’s Academic Innovation Award for his teaching project, “Argument Maps as a Tool to Aid Critical […]
2018 Philosophy and Religion Senior Capstone Presentations * * * All sessions in BH 101 * * * Open to the public. All are welcome! Monday, April 9 5:00 p.m. ALEXANDER C. MOELLERING, “Advocating the Apophatic Approach: Bridging the Gap Between Early Buddhist Philosophy and Modern Christian Theism” 5:30 p.m. KAITLYN A. WILLING, […]
On March 27, Lisa Gilbert, a PHRE alumna, will speak to the PHRE senior seminar students about life after Truman.
Congratulations to Dr. Mike Ashcraft on the recent publication of his book, A Historical Introduction to the Study of New Religious Movements, in the Routledge New Religions series.
The dissertation of PHRE alumna Leah Rediger Schulte has just been published by Fortress Press. It’s called The Absence of God in Biblical Rape Narratives. You can find it here!
Don’t miss this news story about the role Philosophy & Religion major Devin Gant is playing in fostering connections among different faith traditions at Truman.