“This conference will bring together graduate students from across the United States, to generate insights into how religious communities have influenced and reacted to sexual revolutions throughout this nation’s history.” Brett Krutzsch (Temple University, RLST), “Making a Gay Death Matter: The ‘Martyrdom’ of Matthew Shepard” More information about this conference can be found here. read more →

21 Apr 2014
April 21, 2014

4/30: Religion Capstone Presentations

Come celebrate the end of the semester with us!! Department Religion Capstone Presentations PIZZA PARTY LUNCH for Undergraduate Majors, Minors, and ALL interested students in 821 Anderson Hall, Women’s Studies Lounge from 11am until 1pm read more →

On Friday, April 25th,  Professor Jeremy Schipper will serve as one of the featured plenary panelists invited to speak on the theme “Emotional Expressions in Biblical Times” at the 2014 New England and Eastern Canada regional SBL  meeting. More information can be found here.     read more →

Sunday April 13th @ Penn State University at Abington: Graduate Students Kin Cheung, Patricia Kolbe, Charlotte Moore, Dennis Stromback, Adam Valerio and Professor Marcus Bingenheimer will give presentations at the annual symposium of the Oriental Club of Philadelphia.   More information can be found here. read more →

In his featured and cover article for the Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Dr. Zain Abdullah starts from his own narrative to explore what it means to be Muslim in today’s world. He argues that this mode of being religious is a slippery slope, because the word “Muslim” itself has been deployed across multiple political categories, socio-cultural.. read more →