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A career as a university professor can offer graduates of doctoral programs a chance to teach and continue their research. These conflicts were the first Opium War from 1839 to 1842 between China and Britain and the second Opium War (1856-60) fought by China against Britain and France. Only online applications will be accepted. Finally, you will write a dissertation on a topic of your choice, which can be informed by your study on the optional modules, or from an area of interest of your own.

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Only one of the following may be counted: English 322 (Topic 2), European Studies 347 (Topic 3), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361C, Germanic Civilization 340E (Topic 1), Religious Studies 365 (Topic 2), Religious Studies 357 (Topic 17). These courses also explore the theoretical dimensions of the study of religion and address the issues raised by cultural relativism and pluralism. Preparation is offered in each of these religious traditions, along with their relations to others (e.g., Islamic-Jewish, Hindu-Christian, Islamic-Hindu).

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The deadline for applications has been extended to March 28, 2013. I'm not sure what their plans are for interviews. While the intent of having students attend a mosque or having a Buddhist talk with students is seldom to “promote” a religion, the line between “exposure” and intended or unintended promotion (and even proselytization), they maintain, is a fine one, especially given the widely varying communication skills and deeply embedded values and preconceptions of the teacher and/or the representatives of a given religion to whom students might be exposed.

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Valparaiso University - World Religions: Islam The Department of Theology announces a search for a tenure-track position in World Religions: Islam at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2014. Quickly attracting a legion of disciples, his teachings laid the foundation for one of the world’s great eastern faith structures, Buddhism, which as of this writing claims nearly 400 million adherents worldwide. In Syria and Iraq, for example, two states that are today riven by sectarian strife, Christians, Sunnis and Shiites lived side by side in separate quarters or in mixed neighborhoods.

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Information on the Religious Studies Department is available at http://www.regis.edu. Realizing your academic or ministerial vocation takes vision and planning. How did traditional notions of gender effect concepts of citizenship? A young officer, Chiang Kai-shek, was sent to Moscow for training. Soon after Europeans descended on its shores, Brazil was hailed as a land of resources so rich and diverse that they would inevitably produce great wealth and global power for its inhabitants.

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An examination of the treatment of religious themes through the medium of film and an examination of the attitudes of religious organizations toward films and film production. Students complete three out of the four social studies courses by taking the following required courses: 10th Grade: World History and Geography II as part of Humanities I (teamed with English 10: World Literature) 11th Grade: either AP United States History or Honors US/VA History as part of Humanities II (teamed with English 11: American Literature) All of the teamed courses emphasize connections between social studies and literature while continuing the emphasis on analytical writing, responsible research, and critical thinking.

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Finally, someone is a religious pluralist with respect to a given issue when she claims not only (as a non-exclusivist) that no specific religious perspective is superior but also makes a positive claim about the truth of the matter. Largely disastrous for the British, the First Afghan War (1839-1842) resulted in the tragic deaths of some 16,000 individuals, the second (1878-1881) generated considerable domestic discord, and the third (1919) basically ended British influence in Afghan affairs.

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In his historic majority opinion in the 1947 Everson v. I hope we hear something soon, it's getting late in the season for tenure-track appointments (2/15). Research: Hinduism, Buddhism, Indian Philosophy, Dialogue in Indian religious and philosophical traditions, Indian Ethics, multiculturalism, social justice, and secularism in South Asia. Candidates should have a strong commitment to the University mission. The thesis requires the student to explore a particular aspect of Biblical studies in depth and write up their findings.

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By the end of 1914 he had made himself president for life and even planned to establish an imperial dynasty with himself as the first emperor. Yet Wach is still prepared to pronounce the essence of religion irreducibly religious: "A religious manifestation must be understood as a religious manifestation" (1989a:162). Reading assignments will be divided between close, exegetical analysis of small units of texts and the study of scholarly criticism of the same texts (commentaries, journal articles, critical notes).

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However, unless you are studying for a pastoral or clergy position, there is no requirement to hold a certain faith to enroll in a program. Finally, the question 'What is religious history?' poses not only methodological problems for the historian, but philosophical ones for everyone. He has an international educational background and interreligious professional experience. After Mongke's death in 1259, Kublai had himself proclaimed khan.

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