Topic: Department of Religious Studies

$1.5 Million Gift to Support Religious Studies Initiatives at UT Austin

June 11, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas A $1.5 million gift from the Foundation for Biblical Studies will support graduate students and faculty research in the study of Christian origins and related fields at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Expert Guide: Rare Convergence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving

Nov. 21, 2013

This season, Hanukkah begins the night before Thanksgiving, creating an unusual intersection of the two holidays. The timing is culturally significant for Jewish Americans, and coverage requires historical and religious insight.

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On religion and politics

March 27, 2012
On religion and politics

Religious Studies Professor Tom Tweed discusses religion's role in politics and its impact on this year's election season outcomes.

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The gospels in rewrite

Dec. 21, 2011
The gospels in rewrite

Classics and Religious Studies Professor L. Michael White won the Hamilton Book Awards Grand Prize for his scholarly book "Scripting Jesus."

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Seven Faculty Members Selected to Receive President's Associates Teaching Excellence Awards

Nov. 29, 2010

Seven faculty members have been selected to receive the President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award for the 2010-2011 academic year at The University of Texas at Austin.

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