Archive for August, 2022

In Germany, Two Professors and A Student Discover the Past and Prepare a Class for the Future

This post comes to us from Dr. Marcia Bunge, describing her summer travels in Germany and her hopes for the course it will inspire.  Recent graduate Allison James ’22 and I spent two weeks in Germany at the beginning of June. Our travels, generously funded by a donor, served as pilot for a future course in Germany. […]

As Summer Ends, A Look at What Some of Our Faculty Have Been Reading

As summer break ends and the fall semester approaches, here’s a look at some of what the Religion faculty have been reading — outside of work and research — these past couple of months.    Dr. Casey Elledge I finally had time to study Gershom Scholem’s (900 page!) critical masterwork, Sabbatai Ṣevi, the author’s authoritative treatment of the rise […]