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Join the Mizzou Religion Newswriters Association for an evening of Religion News Service guest lectures on current journalism topics including the popularity of Pope Francis, how social media is utilized to cover religion and how the media covers non-faith. There will be a reception with free pizza as well. If you are unable to attend in person, […]
From the organizers: Dr. Edward T. Linenthal, Professor of History at Indiana University and Editor of the Journal of American History, will be delivering the sixth annual Distinguished Lecture on Religion and Public Life. Dr. Linenthal (Ph.D. in Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 1979) has written several books dealing with public memory and memorialization in the U.S., focusing […]
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.