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* University of Virginia Religious Movements Homepage – Website featuring the opinions and collected papers of the late sociologist Jeffrey Hadden, regarding new religious movements, now edited by Douglas E. Cowan
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Other institutions of higher learning in Austin include St. Edward's University, Austin Community College, Concordia University, Huston-Tillotson University, the Seminary of the Southwest, the Acton School of Business, Austin Graduate School of Theology, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Virginia College's Austin Campus, The Art Institute of Austin, Austin Conservatory and a branch of Park University.
In the United States, universities can be private and independent, like Yale University, they can be public and State governed, like the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, or they can be independent but State funded, like the University of Virginia.
Poe may have become engaged to Sarah Elmira Royster before he registered at the one-year-old University of Virginia in February 1826 to study languages.
The dorm room Poe is believed to have used while studying at the University of Virginia in 1826 is preserved and available for visits.
Now retired, he spent many years teaching at the University of Virginia while also being an advocate for the " back to basics " movement.
In 1998, Grand Ayatollah Sistani of Iraq, issued a fatwā prohibiting University of Virginia professor Abdulaziz Sachedina from ever again teaching Islam due in part to Sachedina's writings encouraging acceptance of religious pluralism in the Muslim world.
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* Salzman, M. R., The Making of a Christian Aristocracy: Social and Religious Change in the Western Roman Empire ( Harvard University Press, 2002 )
In addition to his scholarly activities, Neusner has been heavily involved in the shaping of Jewish and Religious Studies in the American University.
Organised by the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Lancaster, North-West England, it was entitled " Nature Religion Today: Western Paganism, Shamanism and Esotericism in the 1990s ", and led to the publication of an academic anthology, entitled Nature Religion Today: Paganism in the Modern World.
* Beneke, Chris ( 2006 ) Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism ( New York: Oxford University Press ).
* Hutchison, William R. ( 2003 ) Religious Pluralism in America: The Contentious History of a Founding Ideal ( New Haven: Yale University Press ).
This is true, for instance, of many departments in the United Kingdom, including the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Exeter, and the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds.
* Alston, William P., Perceiving God: The Epistemology of Religious Experience, Ithaca, N. Y .: Cornell University Press, 1991
In 1982, Danny Jorgensen, a professor of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida offered a spiritual explanation for the popularity of fortune-telling.
* Gurock, Jeffrey S. " From Fluidity to Rigidity: The Religious Worlds of Conservative and Orthodox Jews in Twentieth Century America ," David W. Belin Lecture in American Jewish Affairs, University of Michigan, 2000.
He has a BA in Religious Studies from the University of Manitoba, and a degree in journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa.
* Schultz, Celia E., Women's Religious Activity in the Roman Republic ( Studies in the History of Greece and Rome ), University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Religious education moved to the new University College London in 1826, but Homerton College remained here as a teacher training college until 1896, when it moved to Cambridge, eventually becoming a full college of the University of Cambridge offering nearly all subjects from 2002.
De La Torre, " Dancing with Ochún: Imagining How a Black Goddess Became White ," in Aesthetics within Black Religion: Religious Thought and Life in Africa and the African Diaspora, Anthony Pinn, ed., Cambridge University Press, pages: 113-134.
* John Traphagan, author, associate professor of Religious Studies and Anthropology, and former director of the Center for East Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin
The University of Ottawa Museum of Classical Antiquities was established in 1975 as a teaching collection, operated by the Department of Classical and Religious Studies.
" Ravitzky, Messianism, Zionism and Jewish Religious Radicalism ( 1996 by The University of Chicago ), p. 124.
* John Daniel Dadosky, The Structure of Religious Knowing: Encountering the Sacred in Eliade and Lonergan, State University of New York Press, Albany, 2004
Allen Nease, an American pioneer of reforestation and conservation efforts in Florida in the mid-20th century, planted over 55 million pine trees and was nicknamed “ Johnny Pine nut .” Another tireless promoter of tree-planting is Marthinus Daneel, Ph. D., Professor of African studies at Boston University and founder of ZIRRCON ( Zimbabwean Institute of Religious Research and Ecological Conservation ).
The Churching of America, 1776 – 1990: Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy Rutgers University Press, 1992.
The Revival of 1857 – 58: Interpreting an American Religious Awakening Oxford University Press, 1998 online edition
* Barker, Eileen ( editor ) Of Gods and Men: New Religious Movements in the West Mercer University Press Macon, Georgia, U. S. A. 1984 ISBN 0-86554-095-0