Entries tagged with ‘Religion’

Blake Couey (Religion)

Blake Couey was elected to a three-year term as Regional Coordinator of the Upper Midwest Society of Biblical Literature.

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge and Kathi Tunheim have co-written an article for a special edition of the journal Intersections. The edition focuses on a new ELCA document about Lutheran higher education entitled “Rooted and Open: The Common Calling of the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities.” The special edition includes the document and several responses to it, […]

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge was invited to participate in a Collegeville Institute Writing Workshop led by Professor and Writer Michael N. McGregor July 24-30, 2019.

Casey Elledge, 2019 Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award, Religion Department

Casey Elledge was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award. Presented each year at Honors Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished scholarly achievements.

Religion Professor Casey Elledge Wins Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award

A prolific writer who has received international recognition for his latest book, Elledge uses interdisciplinary scholarship to inform his teaching.

Student Documentary Explores Faith and the Environment

In To Walk Alongside, environmental studies major Alex Theship-Rosales uses spirituality as a vehicle to encourage environmental responsibility.

John Cha (Religion)

John Cha will be presenting at this year’s Association of Lutheran College Faculties conference, September 21-22. His presentation, “Our Multi-Religious Context: A Case for Comparative Theology,” offers an argument for the centrality of comparative theology in Lutheran higher education, and provides an example of how comparative theology can be actualized in a Buddhist/Christian context.

International Compassion and Service: Kendra Rinas ’05

Uganda, Ghana, Chad, Nairobi, Nepal, and Malaysia. The list grows as Gustavus Alum Kendra Rinas travels around the globe serving others.

Marian Broida, 2018 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner, Religion Department

Marian Broida was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.

Doing Research….In Religion

Are you taking a Religion course and need to conduct some research? The Gustavus Library is here to help. Topics in Religion are wonderfully diverse. You might be studying anything from biblical texts to  the intersection of Buddhist meditation practices and mindfulness movements to the role of religion in American politics. The Religion Research Guide […]