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  • "Dartmouth is truly a special place"

    Randall Balmer and Lacey Jones '16 discussed their collaboration on Prof. Balmer's television documentary exploring the relationship between the Orthodox Church and Alaska Natives at a recent Call to Lead campaign event.

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  • "Is Dartmouth a Religion?"

    "Religion is about community and how societies organize and structure themselves," says Religion professor Susan Ackerman '80, who majored in Religion and taught a special 250th anniversary class this Winter Term, a freshman seminar entitled "Is Dartmouth a Religion?"

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  • Zahra Ayubi receives grant from Greenwall Foundation

    Assistant Professor of Religion Zahra Ayubi has received a grant from the Greenwall Foundation's Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics to continue her research on the intersections of bioethics, gender, and religion within the context of Islam.

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  • 2019 Student prizes awarded

    Congratulations to the Religion majors who were awarded prizes at the Department's Commencement Reception. Monika Gabriele and Makena Kauhane were awarded the Dickinson Senior Writing Prize in Religion, and Marshall Harris was awarded the Hans H. Penner Prize in the Study of Religion.

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  • The Study of Religion at Dartmouth

    Religion lies at the core of all cultures and societies. Many students find that a major, modified major, or minor in Religion is an excellent choice of concentration in the liberal arts.

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  • "Mind, Body, and the Myth of Holism in Early China"

    On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 4:30pm in Moore B03, Edward Slingerland will give the James & David Orr Memorial Lecture on Culture & Religion at Dartmouth, "Mind, Body, and the Myth of Holism in Early China." Open to all. Reception follows.

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  • Greed & God

    Why is money so important to us? In his recent TED-type talk in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Prof. Devin Singh points to Christianity for an explanation.

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Recent Publications

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  • Gendered Morality: Classical Islamic Ethics of the Self, Family, and Society

    Zahra Ayubi

    Columbia University Press, 2019

  • Rhetoric in the Middle Ages (1974): A Bibliographic Supplement to 2016

    Timothy Michael Baker, Murphy, J. J. (Ed.)., Stodola, D., Kelly, D., Tichenor, M., Kienzle, B. M., Bledsoe, J. C.

    in Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, vol. 547 (2019): 137-159.

  • Religion and Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    Ronald Michael Green, George A. Little, eds.

    Oxford University Press, 2019

  • “The Heretical, Heterodox Howl: Jackals in Pāli Buddhist Literature”

    Reiko Ohnuma

    in Religions 10:3 (2019) 221-236


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