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What Religious People Think About Science (and Scientists)

Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences Director, Religion and Public Life Rice UniversityDr. Gregory Cootsona Comparative Religion and Humanities Department CSU,…

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What Scientists Think About Religion and Religious People

Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD Professor of Sociology at Rice University Director, Religion and Public Life Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund’s presentation…

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Nature Religions and the Spiritualization of Science

Dr. Sarah Pike Faculty, CSU, Chico Comparative Religion and Humanities Department Dr. Sarah Pike studies the range of alternative spiritual movements in North America. This talk focuses on…

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Chronicles from and about the New World: The Early Historical Narratives from the Spanish Conquest to Cultural Appropriation

Dr. Angel Delgado CSU, Chico Visiting Professor of Spanish This presentation is subtitled, “The Early Historical Narratives from the Spanish Conquest to Cultural Appropriation.” Dr.…

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Longevity of the Ottoman ‘Imaret'

Rod Thomson Student, California State University, Chico In the Ottoman Empire, social welfare and humanitarian relief was provided by the institution known as Waaf. Rod Thomson examines this…

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Thinking Outside the Xbox: the play between religion and video games

Gregory Price Grieve Faculty, Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Professor Gregory Price Grieves’ work investigates the role that popular forms of…

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