Conference: Is the new spirituality your grandmother’s religion? And other ‘big questions’

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INDIANAPOLIS — As more and more Americans define themselves as “spiritual” but not religious, and scholars talk about and study “lived religion,” is the once-familiar term “religion” now primarily a reference to institutions or denominations? And how fares the debate over the existence of “civil religion” — patriotism as the true faith of Americans as […]

NEH awards IUPUI-Ivy Tech partnership $119,009 grant to create world religions curriculum

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With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will work in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College faculty to create 150 course modules on world religions for Ivy Tech humanities classes. The NEH, in Washington, D.C., recently announced it has awarded IUPUI $119,009 to conduct “World Religions in Greater Indianapolis,” […]

Notre Dame historian and professor to discuss ‘The Bible Then and Now’ in public talk

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Noted historian and National Endowment for the Humanities medal recipient Mark Noll will deliver a public talk Thursday, Aug. 7, as part of the IUPUI Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture’s The Bible and American Life Conference. Noll will present “The Bible Then and Now” at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, […]

Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture offers conference on how Bible is used

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Registration is now underway for a national conference that will culminate a three-year Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis study of how — outside of religious services – – Americans use the Bible in their daily lives. The Conference on the Bible in American Life will take place Wednesday Aug. 6, to Friday, Aug. 8, at the […]