Stories indexed under: Religion
- Philosophy professor tackles God and science in public course July 18, 2013 On midsummer evenings, while the rest of us were relaxing by the lake or puttering in the backyard, a group of intellectually-curious community members and undergraduates joined Professor of Philosophy Larry Shapiro to tackle some of the biggest questions in history.
- With a few questions, pharmacists can make Ramadan’s fast safe for Muslim patients July 15, 2013 Nearly a quarter of the world's population is celebrating Ramadan this month, but many of them are fasting in observance of the Muslim holy month at unnecessary risk to their health.
- Religious studies course to focus on environmental crises Dec. 6, 2012 A new "gateway" course in religious studies (RELS101, Religions in Global Perspective) will move beyond the traditional survey approach and give instructors leeway to choose a more timely and effective focus. The first edition, on religion and the environment, will be taught by Anna M. Gade, associate professor of religious studies and languages and cultures of Asia. Inside UW-Madison discussed the new course with Professor Gade.
- Campus event to explore ‘Islamophobia in America’ Oct. 17, 2012 In hopes of fostering peaceful dialogue and a greater understanding of American Muslims, three UW–Madison organizations will host a series of lectures, performances and discussion called “Understanding Islamophobia in America.”