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Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 20.02.2014
Revival of play first performed by Harry Potter star at Lancaster University
Revival of play first performed by Harry Potter star at Lancaster University
A play originally written for Lancaster University's 25th anniversary is being revived for the 50th.

Religions - 20.02.2014
New Lancashire business promises to take people on a spiritual journey
New Lancashire business promises to take people on a spiritual journey
A new business has been created to take people on spiritual journeys around the UK and Europe.

Religions - Law - 19.02.2014
Let’s talk about Islam and women’s rights
Professor Mona Siddiqui will be in Cambridge from 10 to 13 March to give a series of public talks that go to the heart of the debate that surrounds Islam and rights for women.

Religions - 17.02.2014

Religions - Economics / Business - 14.02.2014
’Intelligent Trust’, ethno-religious relations and the rise of the food bank
Shana Cohen and Ed Kessler discuss how individuals of different ethno-religious backgrounds in Europe can learn to trust each other, and how community-building initiatives in deprived areas can enhance the resilience of society.

Religions - Event - 11.02.2014
Father John Keenan, Bishop - elect of Paisley
Pope Francis has appointed Father John Keenan, Catholic Chaplain to the University of Glasgow, as Bishop of Paisley.

Religions - 10.02.2014
Mother Teresa: the ’demon’ saint
The late Mother Teresa, one of the world's highest-profile religious figures, was accused of being mad, vain, evil, and also of having an inappropriate relationship with a priest who was her spiritual director, according to newly published research from the University of Birmingham.

Religions - 06.02.2014
Documents that Changed the World: The Book of Mormon
Documents that Changed the World: The Book of Mormon
University of Washington It has been printed 150 million times in many languages, fought over, filmed a couple of times and even served as the inspiration for a popular, if wildly irreverent Broadway musical.

Religions - Administration - 03.02.2014
Private collection of Cambridge’s "heretic" bishop goes on show
Letters and publications belonging to John Colenso, a 19th-century missionary who caused outrage for his sympathetic work with Zulus in South Africa, and his open questioning of the provenance of the Old Testament, are being put on public display to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth.

Art and Design - Religions - 30.01.2014
Rare masterpiece goes on public display for first time
Rare masterpiece goes on public display for first time
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Religions - Psychology - 28.01.2014
Basic recipe for human groups does not require race, politics or religion
People do not need race, religion, or politics to divide themselves into groups - all it takes is the presence of two simple and well-established principles of psychology, a team led by researchers at Yale University and the University of North Carolina has shown. A simple computer model shows that the recipe to create "us versus them" would be familiar to any member of a schoolyard clique.

Health - Religions - 28.01.2014
Cornell junior brings change home to Nigeria
Cornell junior brings change home to Nigeria
Kelechi Umoga '15 spent this past summer leading the construction of a health care clinic in the Jeida village of Abuja, Nigeria.

Religions - 16.01.2014
Signs of growth in the Church of England
Signs of growth in the Church of England
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue. Research reveals signs of growth in the Church of England New research involving Durham University has found churches showing signs of growth across the country in a variety of areas of church life from newly established congregations and churches to ancient Cathedrals and parishes.

Religions - Art and Design - 07.01.2014
German speaking Jews were force behind European unity
German speaking Jews were force behind European unity
07 Jan 2014 A little-remembered Jewish culture in Germany and Austria between the 1870s and 1930s was a hotbed of ideas which drove the formation of the European Union, according to new research.

Continuing Education - Religions - 06.01.2014

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.12.2013
£245,000 for research into England’s first Deaf church
Dr William John Lyons, senior lecturer in the University of Bristol's Department of Religion and Theology, has secured a three year Leverhulme Trust project grant worth £244,911 for his project 'Scripture, dissent and Deaf space: St Saviour's, Oxford Street'.

Religions - 18.12.2013
Agreement could secure future of Ushaw College as centre for international research
Agreement could secure future of Ushaw College as centre for international research
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Religions - History / Archeology - 16.12.2013
The surprising story of Mongolian shamanism
MIT anthropologist finds that after Soviet domination, a rebirth of shamanism helped Mongolia rewrite its own history.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 14.12.2013
Cambridge University Library bids to purchase early Gospel manuscript
Cambridge University Library plans to raise £1.1m to purchase an outstanding Biblical manuscript.

Religions - History / Archeology - 05.12.2013
Souvenirs, legacies and a little town called Bethlehem
Souvenirs, legacies and a little town called Bethlehem
Souvenirs, legacies and a little town called Bethlehem The Christmas story is celebrated in carols and nativity plays throughout the Christian world.

Religions - History / Archeology - 04.12.2013
An Illuminating History About One of Broadway's Most Beloved Musicals
An Illuminating History About One of Broadway’s Most Beloved Musicals
Tradition! Tradition! Alisa Solomon , a professor at the Graduate School of Journalism , has written a book about a musical that was so wildly successful, it became a tradition all its own.

Astronomy / Space Science - Religions - 26.11.2013
Jesuit: God and science are not incompatible
Jesuit: God and science are not incompatible
"Did God create the universe?" asked the Rev. George Coyne, a Jesuit priest, in the semiannual Beggs Lecture on Science, Spirituality and Society Nov. 11. Answering his own question, Coyne, the McDevitt Professor of Religious Philosophy at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, N.Y., admitted, "I don't know." A former director of the Vatican Observatory, Coyne said the universe, at 13.8 billion years old, is a perpetually evolving continuum, home to hundreds of billions of galaxies thousands of light-years across that contain hundreds of billions of stars.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 23.11.2013
’Writing is but another form of conversation’: Laurence Sterne at 300
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman turned a Yorkshire clergyman into a literary celebrity.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 22.11.2013
A literary treasure, unveiled
A literary treasure, unveiled Harvard displays rare and valuable copy of 1640 'Bay Psalm Book' T he evening of Jan.

Religions - 11.11.2013
India: World's 'most interesting democratic experiment'
India: World's 'most interesting democratic experiment'
In 1947 India was 550 independent states with 350 million people speaking more than two dozen languages and practicing a variety of religions.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 08.11.2013
Team helps preserve Oldham's Book of Remembrance
Team helps preserve Oldham’s Book of Remembrance
08 Nov 2013 A team from The University of Manchester Library has helped save Oldham's Book of Remembrance ahead of this Sunday's Remembrance Service.

Religions - Earth Sciences - 08.11.2013
CS Lewis: 50 years after his death a new scholarship will honour his literary career
CS Lewis, creator of some of the most-loved children's stories and also a scholar of medieval and early modern literature, died half a century ago on 22 November.

Religions - Social Sciences - 07.11.2013
How do we learn to be religious?
Muslims in the UK more effectively pass on their faith to the next generation than other religious groups, according to a new book by Cardiff researchers.

Pedagogy - Religions - 07.11.2013
Never too young to talk about death?
Talking to children about death is a difficult and delicate task, but it is sometimes also necessary.

Architecture - Religions - 06.11.2013
The secret language of sacred spaces: new book on religious architecture launched in Bristol
The Secret Language of Sacred Spaces, a richly-illustrated overview of the religious architecture of the world by University of Bristol historian Jon Cannon, will be launched at St Stephen's Church, Bristol this Saturday [9 November].

Religions - 06.11.2013
Sussex IR academic commissioned by Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work on religious freedom and peace
Sussex IR academic commissioned by Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work on religious freedom and peace Research undertaken at Sussex on religion and international relations by Senior Lecturer

Religions - Social Sciences - 01.11.2013
Reproductive Issues Are Key Factor in Predicting Religiosity, Say Penn Psychologists
Reproductive Issues Are Key Factor in Predicting Religiosity, Say Penn Psychologists
Some people are deeply religious and others not at all. Evolutionary psychologists are interested in determining the functions of religiosity in social life that lead to this diversity.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 01.11.2013
Time Lord show is Who's who of faith
Time Lord show is Who’s who of faith
01 Nov 2013 One of Britain's most popular TV shows ever should be recognised for its contribution to the UK's religious culture, according to a University of Manchester academic.

Social Sciences - Religions - 31.10.2013
Counter terrorism and Birmingham: A conversation with Dr Chris Allen
Dr Chris Allen, one of the country's leading experts on Islamophobia, will hold an open discussion on counter terrorism and Birmingham, as part of this year's Economic and Social Research Council's Festival of Social Science.

History / Archeology - Religions - 21.10.2013
The queen and the sculptor
The queen and the sculptor Egyptologist thinks he has found tomb of artist who created famed bust of Nefertiti F or those of us aging fast, it is nice to know that one the most beautiful faces in the world is more than 3,300 years old.

Art and Design - Religions - 18.10.2013
First Dictionary of Hymnology for more than a Century is launched
First Dictionary of Hymnology for more than a Century is launched
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Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 14.10.2013
Why do we read (and write) novels?
On the eve of the Man Booker prize, our insatiable appetite for fiction (and fascination with those who create it) comes sharply into focus.

Religions - 04.10.2013
Victorian rebel hymn book becomes CD
Victorian rebel hymn book becomes CD
04 Oct 2013 A tiny 165-year-old pamphlet identified by a University of Manchester academic as the only surviving copy of a Chartist hymn book has been transformed into a CD by a veteran protest singer.

Religions - Law - 11.09.2013
Unfair treatment faith groups ’persists’, finds study
11 Sep 2013 Ten years after England and Wales' first law against religious discrimination a University of Derby-led project reveals institutions are making progress but that reports of unfair treatment from people of different religions or beliefs continue. Research for the report Religion and Belief, Discrimination and Equality in England and Wales: A Decade of Continuity and Change was led by Paul Weller, Professor of Inter-Religious Relations at Derby, working with Oxford and Manchester universities.

Religions - 27.08.2013
Ethnic profiler for every part of England and Wales available online
27 Aug 2013 A fascinating free interactive tool has been published online by University of Manchester researchers, which allows you to calculate the ethnic profile of where you live.

Administration - Religions - 17.08.2013
Reporting from Zimbabwe: a visit to Harare’s biggest township
In the township of Mbare, anthropology student Rowan Jones finds a complex picture of poverty and propaganda - plus a baffling level of support for Mugabe.

Religions - Administration - 14.08.2013

Religions - 13.08.2013

Religions - 12.08.2013
Dear digital diary
A powerful life-logging tool which captures and stores memorable moments in people's lives is being developed by two researchers who argue that it could improve public well-being.

Religions - 09.08.2013
'Christians airbrushed women out of history'
‘Christians airbrushed women out of history’
09 Aug 2013 A band of forgotten women were hugely influential in the rise of Christianity, a five-year study has found.

Religions - Administration - 05.08.2013
New on-line forum on faith and public policy aims to prompt ’spirited debate’
Are Muslims effective participants in governance or are they victims of policies over which they have little say?
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