“Jesus of Nazareth” talk by Washington University speaker

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  • “Jesus of Nazareth” talk by Washington University speaker

    November 10, 2014

    “ What Child Is This?: Negotiating Jewish and Christian Identities  in Patristic and Medieval Narratives of Jesus’ Childhood” A lecture by Wendy Love Anderson Center for the Humanities, Washington University, St. Louis 7 p.m. Nov 17 Violette Hall 1010 Jesus of Nazareth, born into a Jewish family, became identified as the founder of a distinctly […]

  • Students in Islam course travel to St. Louis mosque

    October 29, 2014

    Truman students enrolled in the PHRE Islam course taught by Dr. Appold recently took part in an all-day field trip to the Daar ul-Islam Masjid int. Louis. The mosque is the largest in St. Louis and includes also a day school for elementary level children. Following a noon lunch in the Pakistan Saffron Restaurant, students toured […]

  • 25th Annual PHRE Conference schedule

    October 25, 2014

    Saturday, November 1, 2014 Unless otherwise noted, all sessions take place in the Student Union Building’s Alumni Room. 9 a.m. Introduction to the Conference 9:05 – 9:35 Josh McBride (John Brown University): “Karl Barth and the Theology of Vocation” 9:40- 10:10 Roberto Renteria (Truman State University): “Stigmata: The Holy Wounds to Salvation” 10:15-10:45 Blaine Hill […]

  • Students for Middle East Peace hold falafel sale

    October 23, 2014

      Find out more info about this tasty event.  

  • Truman students travel to the Middle East

      Be sure to learn all about their summer 2014 adventures in Truman Today!  

  • Call for papers: Pacific U. undergrad philosophy conference

    October 9, 2014

    CALL FOR PAPERS 19th ANNUAL PACIFIC UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE ​​ April 17-18, 2015 Pacific University Forest Grove, Oregon Keynote talk by Daniel Dennett (Tufts University) The 19th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will be held April 17-18, 2015 on the campus of Pacific University, in Forest Grove, Oregon. The purpose of this conference […]

  • Students participate in Truman’s Middle East study abroad program

    October 5, 2014

    Pictured in front of the Treasury Building in Petra, Jordan are the 12 students who participated in last summer’s Middle East Study Abroad course offered by Truman’s Study Abroad Program and led by PHRE professor Dr. Mark Appold. Back row: Alex Nyquist, Carnahan Lovewell, Ingrid Roettgen, Caitlyn Bess, Erin Nyquist, and Molly Turner. Front row: […]

  • Fall 2014 PHRE 363

    April 9, 2014

    Dear PHRE students: There are still enough seats for PHRE 363 “Women in Chinese Religions” (Fall 2014, Tue. and Thur. 12:00-1:20). Contact me if you would like to know more about this course. Thanks. Ding-hwa Hsieh

  • Talk by Biblical Scholar Mark Shaffer, April 14 @ 7pm

    April 8, 2014

    Monday, 14 April, 7pm SUB Conference Room 3000 Mark Shaffer, Truman graduate and doctoral candidate at the Hebrew Union College Will present: “Deborah and Barak, Yael and Sisura” Mental Pegs for Reading Composite Literature in the Hebrew Bible One of the challenges interpreting the Hebrew Bible is its composite nature. Scribal editors drew from large […]

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