Tyler Roberts teaching a class

College Mourns Professor Tyler Roberts

Jun 09, 2021
Tyler Tillinghast Roberts, professor of religious studies, died Thursday, June 3, at the age of 61.
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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

Apr 08, 2021
Join the religious studies, music, and American studies departments for a viewing and panel discussion of PBS’s new documentary, The Black Church hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

How a Single Religious Studies Course Can Have an Impact on One’s Life

Feb 23, 2021
Religious Studies as a part of one’s liberal arts education

Gates Lecturer

Feb 23, 2021
Gates Lecturer Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst will give the 2021 Gates Lecture on April 8 noon–1 p.m. on Webex.

Fear in Our Hearts: What Islamophobia Tells Us about America

Feb 23, 2021
Associate Professor of History and Religious Studies Caleb Elfenbein will discuss his newly published book "Fear in Our Hearts: What Islamophobia Tells Us about America".
Tim Dobe teaching a religious studies course

Because They’ve Been in Your Shoes

Jun 08, 2020
Faculty are not only mentors and advisers — they’re role models for how to navigate classes, careers, and life.

Visiting Scholar to Discuss New Directions in Recovering Women’s Voices in Jewish Antiquity

Jan 31, 2020
Alexander Marcus will cover new trends in talk at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Humanities and Social Studies Center, Room N3118.
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Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University

Jan 09, 2020
Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University Michael Puett will present two lectures: “Ritual, Sincerity, and Human Flourishing: What Chinese Philosophers can Teach Us About the Good Life” and “Creating Worlds: Imagination and Interpretation in Classical China.”

Author of "American Sutra" to Discuss Book

Nov 13, 2019
When the FBI began mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, Buddhist priests were among the first to be incarcerated. "American Sutra" tells the story of Japanese American Buddhists (the largest group of Buddhists in the United States at that time) in the context of anti-Japanese sentiment during World War II and draws parallels to contemporary challenges to religious freedom facing Americans today.

Adam David Wert

Nov 07, 2019
Power and God-Talk: Apophaticism in Pseudo-Dionysius and Rowan Williams

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