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Jacques Berlinerblau asks "Why So Little Religious Politicking in This Presidential Election?"

Jacques Berlinerblau asks "Why So Little Religious Politicking in This Presidential Election?"

Thursday, July 5, 2012
June 22, 2012, 10:55 amBy Jacques Berlinerblau Don't wait for Romney to bring up religion. (Photo by Austen Hufford via Flickr/CC) Four years and nine days ago today, Barack Obama stunned (uninitiated) analysts at a campaign stop in Zanesville Ohio with the announcement that if elected he would ... read more about Jacques Berlinerblau asks "Why So Little Religious Politicking in This Presidential Election?"»
Duke Center for Jewish Studies helps sponsor the first international conference on Israeli documentary cinema

Duke Center for Jewish Studies helps sponsor the first international conference on Israeli documentary cinema

Monday, June 25, 2012
Duke Center for Jewish Studies Affiliated Faculty, Shai Ginsburg (Asian and Middle Eastern Studies), has helped organize the first international conference on Israeli documentary cinema as part of the Jerusalem International Film Festival.The Duke Center for Jewish Studies is also proud to be a... read more about Duke Center for Jewish Studies helps sponsor the first international conference on Israeli documentary cinema»

Shalom Goldman on Johnny Cash

Saturday, June 23, 2012
Shalom Goldman, Professor of Religion, and Duke Center for Jewish Studies affiliated faculty, spoke with IBA News last week about Johnny Cash and the Holy Land.  Cash, whose songs include "In the Land of Israel," had a close connection with the Holy Land as Goldman discusses in this... read more about Shalom Goldman on Johnny Cash»

John Fea: On the Road With Christian America

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
May 16, 2012 By John Fea 7 CommentsAs many of the readers of my blog, “The Way of Improvement Leads Home,” are aware, I have spent a good portion of 2011 and 2012 on the road and on the radio waves promoting my book Was America Founded as a Christian Nation? In the process, I have learned a lot... read more about John Fea: On the Road With Christian America»
ASOR/BAS Seminar on Biblical Archaelogy

ASOR/BAS Seminar on Biblical Archaelogy

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) and the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) have teamed up once more to bring you an all-star line-up of Biblical archaeologists and scholars in this thrilling three-day program. Presenting at this exciting program are the ever-popular and... read more about ASOR/BAS Seminar on Biblical Archaelogy»
Religion & Identity in Europe and Beyond

Religion & Identity in Europe and Beyond

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Religion & Identity in European and Beyond: Between Hybridity and EthnicityThis international conference will take place this June at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel.  Duke Center for Jewish Studies affiliated faculty, Malachi Hacohen (History) and Shai Ginsburg (Asian and Middle... read more about Religion & Identity in Europe and Beyond»
Melissa Rogers: Obama and the two types of marriage

Melissa Rogers: Obama and the two types of marriage

Thursday, May 24, 2012
Obama and the Two Types of MarriagePosted: 05/17/2012 11:42 amIn the wake of President Obama's declaration of his personal support for the right of same-sex couples to marry under civil law, the nation is understandably focused on debating the merits of this position. Three related points from... read more about Melissa Rogers: Obama and the two types of marriage»
In Va. high school, will Ten Commandments stay or go?

In Va. high school, will Ten Commandments stay or go?

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Inside the First Amendment, Religion Commentary In Va. high school, will Ten Commandments stay or go? Charles C. Haynes Director, Religious Freedom Education Project Friday, May 18, 2012The two-year battle over posting the Ten Commandments on a high school wall in Giles County, Va., has been... read more about In Va. high school, will Ten Commandments stay or go?»

Registration now open

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Register online at the following for the Bible in the Public Square Conference happening September 9-10 at Duke University. http://jewishstudies.duke.edu/the-bible-in-the-public-square/registrationIf you have questions, or are planning on registering a large group - please contact Serena Elliott at... read more about Registration now open»

Bible in the Public Square Conference Schedule

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Duke University and the Center for Jewish Studies are proud to host The Bible in the Public Square conference this Fall - September 9-10.  Keynote speakers will include Charles Haynes Senior Scholar at the First Amendment Center, and Melissa Rogers, who was appointed in 2009 by President Barack... read more about Bible in the Public Square Conference Schedule»

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