06/18/2020 - This episode of the podcast "Seekers and Scholars," hosted by Jonathon Eder of the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston, discusses the intersection of religion and public health in America during the
03/04/2019 - David P.
09/21/2018 - Please join us for a conversation with Professor Heather Curtis about her new book, Holy Humanitarians (Harvard, 2018) and the relationship of evangelicals, past and present, to global hum
09/07/2017 - Book of essays considers how religions view other faiths
04/13/2017 - Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Chair of the Center for African-American Studies and the William S.
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.
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