PHRE Senior Seminar schedule for the week of April 22-26

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  • PHRE Senior Seminar schedule for the week of April 22-26

    April 20, 2013

    Monday, April 22 BH 262: 10:30-11 Sophia Allen:  The Third Way: Jesus as a Nonviolent Person” (Faculty Respondent: Jennifer Jesse; Thesis Director: Mike Ashcraft) c. 11-11:30 Benjamin Batzer: “Finding the Death-of-God in Kenotic Theology” (Faculty Respondent: Jennifer Jesse; Thesis Director: Mark Appold) c. 11:30-12 Jasmine Johnson: “The Lord is There: Crusade Jihad, and the Myth of Jerusalem” […]

  • Continuing schedule for the first of the Spring 2013 Senior Seminar oral presentations

    April 16, 2013

    Taking place in BH 346, Wednesday, April 17: 3:30: Evan Richardson:    “Identifying the “We” in I and Thou 4:00: Christian Grandon:  “Catholicism and Religion in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings” 4:30: Keenan Schott:          “Masculine Embodiment in a World without Bodies: Penises, Phalluses, Power and Porn in the Information Age” Taking place in […]

  • Continuing schedule for the first of the Spring 2013 Senior Seminar oral presentations

    April 15, 2013

    Taking place in BH 262, Monday, April 15: 10:30 Phoebe Davis– “Snakes on a James?  (Re)Considering Mystical Experience in the Snake-Handling Tradition”

  • Schedule for the first of the Spring 2013 Senior Seminar oral presentations

    April 11, 2013

    Taking place in BH 262, Friday, April 12: 10:30 Johnathan Walker , “Dissolving Divorce: Healing for the Hard-Hearted” 11:00 Bryan Neff, “Homosexuality and Christianity”

  • Upcoming teaching demos of job candidates for Truman philosophy faculty position

    April 9, 2013

    Hi, PHRE majors and minors. Some of you may already know that the Philosophy and Religion Department has been granted permission to advertise for a one-year temporary professor position in ethics and other value areas of philosophy. The person appointed to that position will be joining our PHRE faculty for the next academic year. This […]

  • Human Library event this Friday

    April 2, 2013

    Here is a message from one of our PHRE majors, Sophia Allen, about an interesting PHRE-related event she is coordinating this Friday: This Friday, April 5 from 10:00am-3:00pm in the SUB Activities Room I am putting on an event called The Human Library ( This is an event designed to promote conversation and understanding and […]

  • An exciting course about William Blake from Professor Jesse…

    March 28, 2013

    Dear PHRE majors and minors, My PHRE 476 seminar on William Blake’s religious thought is open for registration for Fall semester. The open course listing for PHRE courses does not include the name of the seminar but if you click on the “476 seminar” listing, you’ll find the correct information for the class. Here’s a […]

  • Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar and philosopher Tyler Burge to visit Truman

    March 20, 2013

    Phi Beta Kappa, the national honorary society championing the liberal arts, has chosen Truman as a participant in PBK’s 2012-2013 Visiting Scholars program.  Truman joins just 88 other colleges and universities across the nation in hosting a two-day visit from a nationally recognized scholar. The scholar chosen to visit Truman is Tyler Burge, an internationally […]

  • Bioethics talk on Wednesday, March 20

    March 6, 2013

    “Dr. Watson”: A.I., Ethics, and the Future of Medicine Wednesday, March 20, 11:30am-1pm SUB 3202 The talk is free and open to the public.  While a meal will not be served, you are welcome to bring your lunch to the talk.  Contact Dr. Dereck Daschke,, 785-6005 if you have any questions. Amy Michelle DeBaets […]

  • Campus Talk on “Creative Career Choices and the Liberal Arts”

    February 28, 2013

    Notice of an upcoming campus talk at Truman: On Monday, March 4th and Tuesday, March 5th, husband and wife team Lee Slonimsky and Carol Goodman will be on the Truman campus, visiting classes during the day and giving evening presentations both Monday and Tuesday.  On Monday evening at 7 in the Alumni Room of the […]

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