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The Missouri School of Religion, located in Jefferson City, is offering the following courses during the summer and fall (all course descriptions are from the Missouri School of Religion: History and Polity of the Disciples of Christ: This course will explore and analyze the history, polity and characteristic beliefs of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). [...]
From the Missouri School of Religion: The goals of our time together will be to explore common definition of racism, examine individual, institutional and cultural manifestations of racism, and be introduced to a strategic methodology for dismantling racism. The leaders of the event are Dwight Bailey and Martha Herrin, National Trainers for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Pro-Reconciliation/Anti-Racism [...]
Tina Bloom, a partner with Teen Relationship Education, has helped to create a free app for mobile devices that assesses the risks posed in an abusive domestic relationship for potential victims to anonymously access.
Surveys were used in an interdisciplinary report examining the role of spirituality in improving mental health for members of five major faiths. Four current MU professors were involved in the study.
University of Missouri
30 Neff Annex
Columbia, MO 65211-2600
The Center on Religion & the Professions regularly teams with other organizations in Missouri. Be sure to visit their websites to learn more about their work and goals.
Teen Relationship Education trains religious groups and provides tools to help them communicate effectively about relationship violence among youth. TREE, based in Columbia, is run mostly by volunteers and serves communities of all faiths in Boone Co.
The World Religions in Missouri project works to improve the understanding of Missouri public school teachers about issues in religious diversity and teaching religion in schools. WRIM held a successful conference for teachers in June 2010 and will hold additional sessions around Missouri.