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Archive for the ‘Religion’ Specialty

Jacobs, Steven

associate professor of religious studies and Aaron Aronov chair of Judaic Studies 205/348-0473 sjacobs@bama.ua.edu Jacobs’ primary research foci are in Biblical Studies, translation and interpretation, including the Dead Sea Scrolls, as well as Holocaust and Genocide Studies.  

Murphy, Michael

professor and chair of anthropology 205/348-1953 (o), 205/553-6025 (h) mdmurphy@as.ua.edu

Rable, George C.

Professor and Charles G. Summersell Chair in Southern History grable@bama.ua.edu 205/348-1808 (o) Dr. Rable is author of “Civil Wars: Women and the Crisis of Southern Nationalism,” “The Confederate Republic: A Revolution against Politics,” and “Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!,” which won the Lincoln Prize. His most recent work is “God’s Almost Chosen Peoples: A Religious History of the American Civil War.”

Trost, Theodore

professor and chair of the religious studies department ttrost@bama.ua.edu 205/348-7534 (o) Dr. Trost’s work in American religious history has focused on the ecumenical movement and the survival struggles of “mainstream” Protestant churches. His article, “Identity and Identification: The United Church of Christ’s ‘God is Still Speaking’ Television Ad Campaign,” Prism 21/2 (2008), investigates a series of […]