Sacred & Profane: Stories of Religion in Unexpected Places
Join the Siegal Lifelong Learning Center for this upcoming remote course taught by Curtis R. Schaeffer, Frances Myers Ball Professor of Religion, University of Virginia & Martien Halvorson-Taylor, Associate Professor of Religion, University of Virginia
Join the Siegal Lifelong Learning Centerfor a four-week course on religion and the challenge of meaning-making in public and private life. Each week they select from among the best episodes of their podcast, Sacred & Profane, to guide you through key issues in ancient religious traditions from around the world and compelling stories of people grappling with these traditions to make meaning in their lives today. Topics include exile and inclusion in ancient Judaism; translating gender and race in Biblical literature; ancient Buddhist ethics; and religious pluralism in early America.
Professor Schaeffer and Halvorson-Taylor are co-directors of Religion, Race, and Democracy Lab at University of Virginia and also host a podcast on relevant topics. Listen to the podcast here: https://religionlab.virginia.edu/season/season-3/
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