Stories indexed under: Religion

Total: 9

  • Photo: Kasthamandap pavilion Professor looks to future of damaged artifacts in Nepal Sept. 10, 2015 Gudrun Bühnemann, a scholar of Buddhism and Hinduism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, visits the beautifully detailed temples of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal nearly every year.
  • Photo: Calligrapher writing Arabic letters Calligraphy tour-de-force celebrates traditions, methods and materials of sacred texts March 17, 2015 Scribes representing each of the Abrahamic religions shared their skills and sacred-text traditions with the community Thursday as part of the Chazen Museum of Art’s programming for “Illuminating the Word: The Saint John’s Bible,” which closed Sunday.
  • Photo: Maurice Gattis Religious denominations friendly to same-sex marriage may protect gay youth from depression Nov. 19, 2014 Religious affiliation is generally a source of support, fostering resilience during difficult times. But religion doesn’t exactly have a reputation as a refuge for young gay people. That reputation may change for the better with new findings from researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, and Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea.
  • Graphic: Movie poster for A Polite Bribe Film explores story of the Apostle Paul Jan. 23, 2014 Filmmaker Robert Orlando will come to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to screen his documentary, “A Polite Bribe: An Apostle’s Final Bid” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 in the Marquee at Union South.
  • Tip: The 12 days of experts Dec. 11, 2013 For many, the holiday season brings joy, fun and cookies. Lots of cookies.
  • 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.”