Events

February 22nd, 2017
Jews, Christians and Muslims are members of the Abrahamic family of faith, all claiming descent from the family of Abraham. Yet despite their common origins, they have followed their separate paths, not always in ways that are respectful of one another. There is no greater certainty than the... Read More »
Abrahamic Family Reunion
November 7th, 2016
Family reunions can be opportunities for siblings born of the same parent to join together to share experiences and reflect upon what they continue to hold in common and where, over the years, their different paths have led them. Jews, Christians and Muslims are members of the Abrahamic family of... Read More »
Abrahamic Family Reunion
April 27th, 2016
Family reunions can be opportunities for siblings born of the same parent to join together to share experiences and reflect upon what they continue to hold in common and where, over the years, their different paths have led them. Jews, Christians and Muslims are members of the Abrahamic family of... Read More »
Abrahamic Family Reunion
April 1st, 2015
Abrahamic Family Reunion
February 6th, 2015
The UA Institute for the Study of Religion (ISRC) and the College of Humanities is sponsoring a Humanities, Medicine, and Wellness panel, “Compassion as a Path to Health and Happiness: Brain and Body.” The conference organizers are Dr. Peter Foley, Director of the ISRC and Associate Professor of... Read More »
January 27th, 2015
An Abrahamic Family Reunion: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Moses, Jesus and Muhammad The Institute For the Study of Religion and Culture and its co-sponsors invite you to participate in the first of a series of conversations. Family reunions refer to those occasions when siblings... Read More »
Abrahamic Family Reunion
November 21st, 2014
Michael Ostling Postdoctoral Research Fellow Centre for the History of European Discourses, The University of Queensland, Australia Michael Ostling has taught and studied in Poland, Canada, the United States, and Australia, where he is currently at work on a cultural history of goblins and fairies... Read More »
November 18th, 2014
The 2014-2015 series on Psychology and Religion continues with a lecture by Dr. Hester Oberman, Vice-President of the American Academy of Religion in the Western Region (AAR/WR), and she is the Medical Humanities Liaison for the College of Humanities. As a theologian and scholar of religion, Dr.... Read More »
September 23rd, 2014
Join us for the launch of the ISRC 2014-15 Lecture Series on Psychology and Religion with a lecture by Daniel Sullivan of the Psychology Department People have always had a need to make sense of seemingly random suffering. Yet different groups of people have addressed this problem very differently... Read More »
April 25th, 2014
Religion in modern China, as viewed through the lens of the PRC, is often relegated to a Marxist narrative whereby the role of religion is curtailed by the state in the name of socialist principles. The decline of Marxist ideology in China invites us to revisit the ways in which religious activity... Read More »

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