Roetzel Family Lecture
To be announced.
Since 2011, the Religious Studies Program has been proud to invite exceptional scholars of religions to give the Roetzel Family Lecture in Religious Studies.
From 2005-2010, Calvin Roetzel served as the Sundet Chair for New Testament and Christian Studies in the Department of Classical & Near Eastern Studies. During that period, he co-chaired the curriculum committee that created the Religious Studies Program.
|Name of Lecturer, Year, & Affiliation||Title of Lecture|
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
|“A Rite of Their Own: Japanese Buddhist Nuns and the Veneration of Ananda”|
University of Florida
|“Spirituality After Darwin: ‘Dark Green’ Nature Religion and the Future of Religion and Nature”|
|Paula F. Fredriksen
|“Paul, Pagans, and the Redemption of Israel”|
|“God in Gotham? Spiritual Terror in the Capital of American Secularism”|
|“The Challenge of Slavery and the Religious Imagination”|