Entries tagged with ‘religion’

Faculty Spotlight: Marcia Bunge

Marcia J. Bunge (Religion) received a Curriculum Development Grant from the Interfaith Youth Core (Summer 2019). She was also was appointed Extraordinary Research Professor for a three-year term (2019-2022) at North-West University in South Africa.

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge published an article entitled “Love-songs to Loam: Motivating Youth to Make a Difference by Engaging Religion and Science,” in Advances in Soil Science: Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa, edited by Rattan Lal and B.A. Stewart.

Blake Couey (Religion)

Blake Couey presented a paper titled “The Poetry of War in the Biblical Prophets” at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature.

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge gave a public lecture September 6, 2019, on “Nurturing the Spiritual Lives of Children and Youth: Why and How” in the Cathedral of Västerås, Sweden. The lecture was hosted by the Office of Rev. Dr. Mikael Mogren, Bishop of the Diocese of Västerås. While in Scandinavia, Bunge also participated in a conference in […]

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge and Kathi Tunheim co-wrote an article entitled “Rooted and Open as Resource for Expanding Opportunities on Your Own Campus.” The article was published in the most recent issue of Intersections (2019), which focuses on the document, “Rooted and Open: The Common Calling of the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities.” Copies of the […]

Blake Couey (Religion)

Blake Couey was elected to a three-year term as Regional Coordinator of the Upper Midwest Society of Biblical Literature.

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge and Kathi Tunheim have co-written an article for a special edition of the journal Intersections. The edition focuses on a new ELCA document about Lutheran higher education entitled “Rooted and Open: The Common Calling of the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities.” The special edition includes the document and several responses to it, […]

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge was invited to participate in a Collegeville Institute Writing Workshop led by Professor and Writer Michael N. McGregor July 24-30, 2019.

Casey Elledge, 2019 Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award

Casey Elledge (Religion) was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award. Presented each year at Honors Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished scholarly achievements.

John Cha (Religion)

John Cha will be presenting at this year’s Association of Lutheran College Faculties conference, September 21-22. His presentation, “Our Multi-Religious Context: A Case for Comparative Theology,” offers an argument for the centrality of comparative theology in Lutheran higher education, and provides an example of how comparative theology can be actualized in a Buddhist/Christian context.