Department of Religion
News and Events
Students Organized for Religious and Cultural Exploration (SORCE)—a.k.a. the "Religion Club"— announces the Fall 2019 Undergraduate Student Religion Symposium on Saturday, November 9th, location to be determined. This year’s theme is “Religion Matters: Rituals, Practices, and Texts.” The deadline for proposal submissions is Thursday, October 17 at 11:59 p.m.
Joseph Hellweg, Associate Professor of Religion, contributes timely article on Pope Francis and Africa's Catholic churches in The Conversation.
Former Department of Religion graduate student Thomas Whitley (PhD 2016) has been named a 2019 "Notable Nole" by the College of Arts and Sciences for his work as chief of staff for Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey.
The McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowship Program promotes excellence in teaching and research by underrepresented minorities and women. As part of the program, Fellows receive a one-year sabbatical with full salary and benefits, during which they engage in research and training projects directly related to their professional interests.
Heather M. DuBois's essay, “The Spirituality of a Pluralist: A Theological Reading of Connolly's Why I Am Not a Secularist,” has earned the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality’s Founders’ Circle Prize for 2019.
The prize will be awarded at the Society's annual meeting which is held in conjunction with the AAR. In addition, there will be a special session at the AAR where Heather will have the opportunity to present her award-winning essay.