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 […]
Students for Middle East Peace (SMEP) held their final falafel sale on the Quad this past Friday and raised sufficient funds to cover costs for one of their major projects for the semester, the special showing of the acclaimed film Wadjda. The film will be shown on Monday, April 13, from 5-7 p.m. in VH […]
Truman students, Joelle Axton and Alexandra Potter, had their papers accepted for presentation at the annual Theta Alpha Kappa Honor Society which met in conjunction with the Central States Regional Conferences of the Society for Biblical Literature (SBL) and the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) meeting in St. Louis March 22 and 23. […]
“What good is a degree in Philosophy and Religion?” A Panel Discussion By Professor Mike Ashcraft Professor Itir Gunes Professor Jennifer Jesse And PHRE Major Joelle Axton Date: February 10 Tuesday from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Room: MC 208 With Lots of Refreshments! — Find out why PHRE is one of the most valuable majors […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]