Reprinted from the Truman Today at http://newsletter.truman.edu/article.aspx?id=5169: Truman’s chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa national honor society for religious studies and theology recently inducted four new members. Pictured (left to right): Brenna Hale, Amy Fleming, Amy Yeagle and Heidi Geisbuhler were inducted May 5. Established in 1976, Theta Alpha Kappa has grown to more than two […]
Undergraduates interested in presenting a paper at Truman’s 21st Annual Undergraduate Philosophy and Religion Conference can find details about the submission process on the conference webpage. Submissions must be postmarked by September 30, 2010.
Dr. Philip Robbins (University of Missouri-Columbia) will give the Department of Philosophy and Religion’s 2010 Smits Lecture. Robbins is the co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition. The Smits Lecture will take place during the lunch hour at the 2010 PHRE Undergraduate Conference on November 6. Stay tuned to the PHRE website for forthcoming […]
Posting of a message from Prof. Mike Ashcraft: Meeting for anyone thinking about seminary or planning to go: Monday Sept. 20, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., MC 208. Open to anyone, you don’t have to be a PHRE major or minor. Open to all denominations, non-denominational, open to anyone thinking about a career track that seminary […]
Congratulations to PHRE major Andrew McCall on becoming Truman’s first-ever recipient of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University. News about Andrew’s winning the scholarship was featured in U.S. News and World Report. See also the article in the Truman Index for additional information about this exciting development.
Click here to find a nice published essay on being mindful by one of our PHRE majors, Michelle Martin.
The Religion and Film Festival was held this past spring semester in conjunction with PHRE 386: Religion and Film and Mark Lambert’s Student Initiated Learning Opportunity. It is funded by the Provost’s office. Below is the schedule of films. JAN 24: The Seventh Seal JAN 31: Blade Runner FEB 7: The Departed FEB 14: The […]
The Religion and Film Student Initiated Learning Opportunity, sponsored by the Provost’s Office and the Department of Philosophy & Religion, brought to Truman talks by two noted scholars of religion and film: Star Wars as Religion: Myths, Morals and Rituals Wednesday, March 24, 7:30 p.m., SUB Georgian Room Dr. John Lyden, Chair of Religion at […]