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After atheists asked, Tufts creates first university-funded Humanist position
By Chris Stedman
Religion News Service, September 3, 2014

Summer Program Highlights Tufts' Commitment to Undergraduate Research of Teachers
By Alexandra Erath, A16
A&S in the News, 2014

Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar
Brief life of an Indian reformer: 1820-1891

By Brian Hatcher
Harvard Magazine, May-June 2014

New Directions in Higher Ed, Then and Now
By Gail Bambrick
Tufts Now, April 7, 2014

We are pleased to announce the following publications:

The First Islamic Reviver
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali and his Revival of the Religious Sciences
By Kenneth Garden

Vidyasagar
The Life and After-life of an Eminent Indian
By Brian Hatcher

Heather Curtis was awarded a grant from The Louisville Institute's "Sabbatical Grant for Researchers" program for the Fall of 2013

The Louisville Institute's "Sabbatical Grant for Researchers" program enables scholars to conduct a major study that can contribute to the vitality of Christianity in North America. Grants of up to $40,000 support year-long research projects that address Christian faith and life, pastoral leadership, and/or religious institutions. The Louisville Institute is funded by the Religion Division of Lilly Endowment and based at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary (Louisville, Kentucky). The Institute's fundamental mission is to enrich the religious life of North American Christians and to encourage the revitalization of their institutions, by bringing together those who lead religious institutions with those who study them, so that the work of each might inform and strengthen the other.

American Religious History and Its Importance in Understanding Global Events
Heather Curtis, Department of Religion
Research News @ Tufts
Office of the Vice Provost
Spring 2012, Issue 14
April 10, 2012
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The Tao of Studying Religion
Video by Hayden Lizotte
Tufts Admissions, February 10, 2012
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Ebel's speech compares soldierly betrayal to Judas
by Nina Goldman
Tufts Daily, February 9, 2012
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Tufts has large shoes to fill as search for new University Chaplain begins
O'Leary's replacement must live up to considerable legacy
by Amelia Quinn
Tufts Daily, February 7, 2012
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How one religious scholar fought for women's rights and won
Reforms in the 19th century placed women so squarely in the foreground and yet achieved little for them, long-term
by Sarmila Bose
Aljazeera, February 6, 2012
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After 13 years, O'Leary says goodbye
by Munir Atalla
Tufts Daily, December 12, 2011
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Dispatch from Cairo
by Ken Garden
Tufts Now, December 7, 2011
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Actually, that's not in the Bible
by John Blake
CNN Belief Blog, June 5, 2011
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Secular Europe and religious America?
Tufts scholars debate religious differences across the Atlantic
by Emilia Luna, The Tufts Daily, February 16, 2011
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New course: "Religion, Sex and Money"
A new course offered by the Rev. David O'Leary covers all the hot topics with a cool eye
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"Anthropology, Religion departments celebrate move to Eaton Hall"
by Alexa Rosenthal, The Tufts Daily, October 16, 2009
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