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Semana Santa

By  Noah - It’s always nice to get involved in local traditions and learn a little more about the country. My education this week has been focused on Semana Santa (or Holy Week) in Christianity. 171 more words

Southern Europe

Matthew 26:17-30
New Living Translation (NLT)

The Last Supper

On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Where do you want us to prepare the Passover meal for you?”

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How the West Won: A Provocative But Compelling History

Prof. Stark has brought together, over a lifetime of study, a very powerful argument which is, in many ways, refreshing to read. The restoration of the West to its proper place within world history is an important enterprise and one that is beginning to be given voice to as the grip the Counter Culture has held Western Universities in for the past forty plus years begins to fade. 366 more words


Wilfred Cantwell Smith on the ideal of Faith

‘Yet I have insisted that an analysis is lopsided and faulty it if serves only the observer, not the participant. Is the worshipper also to be content with no ideal of faith? 637 more words


Thursday, April 10th, 2014 - Jeffery Pugh

Jeffrey C. Pugh, Maude Sharpe Powell Professor of Religious Studies, came to Elon in 1986. He was named Daniels-Danieley Professor in 2000, and was awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award in 2010. 1,381 more words

Elon University

Reflexive Religious Studies: A Note

I’ve been lecturing about and, even calling for, what I term “Reflexive Religious Studies” for some time. My comments about it will be appearing in print in the near(ish) future in greater detail, but I thought a small note about the idea here might prove useful. 1,057 more words


Buddhist Studies Journals from H-Buddhism

A useful resource from the ever helpful Charles Muller over at H-Buddhism:

Journals Fully or Mainly Dedicated to Buddhism