06/13/2018 - A U of I professor has published the first critical study of one of Nepal’s most cherished narrative traditions.
09/07/2017 - Book of essays considers how religions view other faiths
04/13/2017 - University of Illinois professor of religion Jonathan Ebel has been awarded a 2017 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. Ebel is one of 173 scholars, artists and scientists named as 2017 Guggenheim Fellows. They were chosen from almost 3,000 applicants on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, according to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, in a press release.
04/13/2017 - Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Chair of the Center for African-American Studies and the William S.
02/17/2017 - Depar
01/18/2017 - Jon Ebel, Associate Professor of Religion, writes a monthly blog for the Huffington Post. Be sure to read his Jan. 17 post regarding the U of I’s convocation ceremony
09/23/2016 - If God is seen as infallible and morally perfect, how can that view be reconciled with the portrayals of a wrathful God in the Old Testament?
04/01/2016 - Garry Wills, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern University, will deliver this year’s Marjorie Hall Thulin lecture on “Earth, Our Home
03/08/2016 - Tuesday March 8th at 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
03/01/2016 - Tuesday March 1st at 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building Speaker: Donald A. Crosby, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Colorado State University
02/29/2016 - Monday February 29th at 4 p.m. 321 Gregory Hall Speaker: Donald A. Crosby, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Colorado State University
02/15/2016 - Professors Valerie Hoffman, Wayne Pitard, and Brian Rupport and MA student Dallas Tatman were interviewed about the topics of religion, belief of the history of religion yesterday (Tuesday, Feb.