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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 […]
The world’s diaspora has brought people of different races, ethnicities, cultures, and faiths together to create diverse communities across the globe. But with that transplantation come conflicts. This fall, the Center on Religion and Professions is screening a series of films that explore communities affected by religious diaspora, and we want you to join us! Each […]
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.
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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.