Entries tagged with ‘Religion’

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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 […]

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge was invited by Queen’s University (Ontario, Canada) to serve as a theological adviser for an interdisciplinary project devoted to child protection. As part of the project, she met at Queen’s on October 19-21 with a team of 25 social scientists, public health researchers, Indigenous leaders, church leaders, and religious scholars to craft a […]