Samantha Lamy and Dulcie Trottier will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army, and Madisen Duke-Bruechert will be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force.
The Batey Lecture Series at Rhodes College presents Karen L. King, Hollis Professor of Divinity, Harvard University
According to the Gospel of John, the first witness to the resurrected Jesus was Mary Magdalene. An ancient gospel newly found in Egypt, the Gospel
of Mary, elaborates this account, describing the Savior’s conversation with her and his later appearance to the other disciples. While not historically accurate, the Gospel of Mary is the earliest narrative interpretation of the Gospel of John that has survived, and it reveals a new kind of Johannine Christianity.
Brad S. Gregory (Ph.D., Princeton University) is Professor of History and Dorothy G. Griffin Collegiate Chair at the University of Notre Dame, where he is also the Director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. Before arriving at Notre Dame, he taught at Stanford University and was a Junior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows. He specializes in the history of Christianity in Europe during the Reformation and on the long-term influence of this era on the modern world.
Rhodes College’s Postgraduate Scholarship Committee is endorsing three juniors to compete for the prestigious Truman Scholarship for 2018. They are Spencer Beckman, Dylan Craddock, and Anne Healy.
As a former recipient of the foundation’s STEM scholarship, Fratt had the honor of introducing the keynote speaker, Dr. Dava Newman, former deputy administrator of NASA.
The book contains a collection of lectures explaining techniques involved in meditation and ways to promote greater well-being.
Rhodes College is proud to announce Dr. Kendra G. Hotz as the first holder of the newly created Robert R. Waller Chair in Population Health.
Brooke Schedneck received her B.A. from Boston University, majoring in religious studies. She holds an M.T.S,. focusing on World Religions, from Harvard Divinity School and a Ph.D. in Asian Religions from Arizona State University. Her research interests include contemporary Buddhism, religions of Southeast Asia, gender in Asian religions, and religious tourism. Previous research explored the history of modern vipassana meditation, specifically investigating Thailand’s international meditation centers, which resulted in her first book.