Dereck Daschke, Professor of Philosophy & Religion, will be leading a study abroad course for three weeks in June 2017 based at the University of San Ignacio de Loyola International Extension Center in the wondrous city of Cusco, Peru. Students will study traditional healing from the Andean and Amazonian regions, observe shamanic rituals, learn about […]
Pictured above are the participants in last summer’s 2016 Middle East Study Abroad course. On the left side from left to right they are: Brody Aubry, Christian Flanery, Claire Vasilis, Emily Otto, Elisabeth Blotevogel, and Melanie Dippold. On the right side are Mary Kochanski, Dr. M. Appold (faculty), Timothy Richard, and Alex Moellering. Located […]
Joelle Axton and Katlin Walker were elected as the 2016 inductees to Truman’s selective Alpha Iota Lambda chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa (TAK), the National Honor Society for Religious Studies. Currently Truman’s chapter has twenty-three student members, twenty of whom have graduated. TAK is the only honor society dedicated to recognizing academic excellence in baccalaureate […]
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See the promotional poster for more info about Drs. Appold and Daschke speaking at the grand opening of Truman’s new Interfaith Center, taking place September 18.
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Seminar Facilitator: Natalie Alexander All sessions in Ophelia Parrish 2121 Monday 20 April: 4:30-4:55 Sam Walk Respondent: Adam Davis Director: David Murphy Merton: On Comparative Contemplation and Context Abstract: In the following essay, I argue that although Merton’s attempts at comparative contemplation are to be commended on multiple grounds by […]