Lake Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Official Announcement: https://philanthropy.iupui.edu/institutes/lake-institute/grants-scholarships/dissertation-application.html Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy will offer a one year doctoral dissertation fellowship of $25,000 for the academic year 2018-2019. This doctoral dissertation fellowship will be given to a graduate student whose research engages and intersects issues within religion and philanthropy or…

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Why Historians Should Blog – Joshua Caleb Smith

Blogs. The very word causes a remarkable range of emotions from historians. Some are excited about the possibilities online outlets provide for them and their scholarship. Some furrow their brows at what must surely be a trend that will go the way of VHS and Pong. Others shiver in Luddite horror at the prospect of…

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Job Posting – Department of Religious Studies – University of Arizona

Official Announcement – https://uacareers.com/postings/20002 The Department of Religious Studies and Classics at the University of Arizona is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in Catholic Studies. We seek a dynamic scholar and educator rooted in the academic field of Religious Studies, who will contribute to the nonsectarian, land-grant, and inclusive excellence mission of…

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Wheaton College Tenure-Track Job – Deadline 10/9/17

The History Department of Wheaton College (IL) seeks to appoint a tenure-track, assistant professor in History of American Christianity beginning August 2018. Ph.D. required. Candidates should have a secondary field. Secondary fields can be thematic (such as gender, economic or business, labor), regional (excluding Europe) or methodological (such as digital humanities, pedagogy). Standard teaching load…

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A Short Interview with Professor Adrian Weimer

Adrian Weimer is a historian of colonial America and early modern religion and politics at Providence College. Her research focuses on the history of toleration, martyrdom and Protestant historical imagination, Calvinist resistance theory, the history of spirituality, and Protestant-Catholic relations. Her most recent publications include “Elizabeth Hooton and the Lived Politics of Toleration in Massachusetts…

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A Short Interview with Bradley Kime

Bradley Kime is a doctoral student in Religious Studies and Jefferson Fellow at the University of Virginia. We thank Bradley for taking the time out of his schedule to answer a few questions for us about his upcoming article in Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture, which is titled, “Infidel Deathbeds: Irreligious Dying and…

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