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Mizan Series 4: Deconstructing Islamic Studies

Mizan Series 4: Deconstructing Islamic Studies

2020-06-12
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Edited by Majid Daneshgar, and Aaron W. Hughes Publisher: Harvard University Press Publication Date: July 14, 2020 The study of Islam has historically been approached in two different ways: apologetical and polemical. The former focuses on the pre...
Religiosity in East and West – Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

Religiosity in East and West – Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

2018-10-13
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Call for Papers Date: June 25 - 27, 2019 Venue: Munster (Westphalia), Germany Organizers: Dr. Sarah Demmrich (University of Munster) & Prof. Dr. Ulrich Riegel (University of Siegen) Abstract Deadline: January 15, 2019 The concept of religio...
The "Beauty Fallacy": Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge

The "Beauty Fallacy": Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge

2018-01-16
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The “Beauty Fallacy”: Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge Approaching Religion, Volume 7, No 2 (December 4, 2017) Publisher: The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History Guest Editors: Prof. Alexa...
Strong religious beliefs are only one part of Muslim American identity

Strong religious beliefs are only one part of Muslim American identity

2017-09-17
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Nearly all Muslim Americans (97%) say they take pride in being a member of the Islamic faith. But their devotion to core religious beliefs and practices is only part of a religious identity that also includes concerns about social justice and the env...
Documentary 'Sacred' sees universality of religion through the world

Documentary 'Sacred' sees universality of religion through the world

2017-05-18
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Academy Award-winning documentarian Thomas Lennon marshaled 40 teams of filmmakers from around the world to collaborate on his latest project, the thought-provoking “Sacred,” which explores the role of religion in everyday life. Divided i...
Religion in the World: Beyond the Secular Paradigm

Religion in the World: Beyond the Secular Paradigm

2017-04-17
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Date: July 3-7, 2017 Venue: Utrecht, The Netherlands Organizer: Utrecht University, Faculty of Humanities (UU) Course fee (incl. housing): € 650 Level: Bachelor level This course focuses on current debates in the academic Study of Religion ...
Remembering Beliefs – The Shifting Worlds of Religion and Faith in Secular Society

Remembering Beliefs – The Shifting Worlds of Religion and Faith in Secular Society

2016-10-27
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Call for Papers Date: July 14-15, 2017 Venue: Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD, UK Proposal Submission Deadline: December 16, 2016 The Annual Conference of the Oral History Society (OHS) in conjunction with Newman University a...
Grand Imam calls for collaboration against violence and poverty

Grand Imam calls for collaboration against violence and poverty

2016-10-06
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The chief cleric of Cairo’s prestigious mosque and university, H.E. Professor Dr Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar al Sharif, has decried the present-day “civilizational crisis” of poverty and insecurity and called fo...
Calling All Scholars of Religion: A (Free) Invitation to Comment on a Paper Summarizing the Role of Religion in the Contemporary World

Calling All Scholars of Religion: A (Free) Invitation to Comment on a Paper Summarizing the Role of Religion in the Contemporary World

2016-09-15
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We would like to take this opportunity to introduce the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP). You will see that it exists to: “Harness the competence of hundreds of experts about social issues” and to “Deliver a...
Choosing a New Church or House of Worship

Choosing a New Church or House of Worship

2016-09-01
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Americans look for good sermons, warm welcome About half of U.S. adults have looked for a new religious congregation at some point in their lives, most commonly because they have moved. And when they search for a new house of worship, a new Pew Rese...
The six countries in the world with the most 'convinced atheists'

The six countries in the world with the most 'convinced atheists'

2016-08-30
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Governments have imposed their own rules against religion throughout history. Religion around the world is on the decline. For the first time ever, Norway now has more people who do not believe in God than do - with 39 per cent of a...
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