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A Rich Brew: Urban Cafes and Modern Jewish Culture

Monday, Mar 20, 7 pm
USF - St. Pete Campus, Lynn Peppenger Hall - 700 4th Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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The Genealogy of Santa Claus

Monday, Nov 28, 5 pm
MSC 2709

The Genealogy of Santa Claus lecture will explore the evolution and cultural context of one of the greatest American icons. DeChant will discuss the journey of how a profoundly religious figure became wat Leigh Eric Schmidt describes as the "patron saint of America's Christmas bazaar," and what DeChant describes as the presiding deity of the greatest celebration of sacred consumption in the world - the American Christmas. Monday, November 28th at 5 p.m.

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Come De-Stress with the Religious Studies Club

Thursday, Nov 10, 1 pm
MSC 2709
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Religion and the Ethics of Food Production

Tuesday, Nov 1, 6:30 pm
CW Bill Young Hall 206
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Halloween Myths and Origins

Friday, Oct 28, 5 pm
MSC 4200

Halloween - An Ancient Festival with a Christian Name?

A Fun Night or the Devil's Night?

Discover the Origins & Myths of this Paradoxical Holiday with Dr. Paul Schneider of the Religious Studies Department October 28 at 5 PM - Marshall Center Room 4200

This event does not require an RSVP.

Religious Studies Club Meet & Greet today!

Greetings RSC members!

Today at 6:00pm there will be a meet and greet in the Religious Studies department (CPR 469). Please come by for pizza and to learn about all the exciting things that the the club has planned for this semester and beyond as well as meet our newest club advisor Dr. Tori Lockler.

Hope to see you there! 

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The Genealogy of Santa Claus

Monday, Nov 16, 5 pm
MSC 3711

The Genealogy of Santa Claus lecture will explore the evolution and cultural context of one of the greatest American icons. Professor Dell deChant, Associate Chair of the USF Department of Religious Studies, will discuss the journey of how a profoundly religious figure became what he describes as the presiding deity of the greatest celebration of sacred consumption in the world - the American Christmas.

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Samantha Creel commented on the event Halloween: Its Myths and Origins with Dr. Paul Schneider

Halloween: Its Myths and Origins with Dr. Paul Schneider

Monday, Oct 26, 5 pm
CPR 3709

An ancient festival but with a Christian name?

A sacred night?

A fun night or the Devil's night?

Discover the origins and myths of this paradoxical holiday with Dr. Paul Schneider of the Religious Studies Department.

Light refreshments will be provided.

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Samantha Creel

I'm so sad, I want to attend every event and meeting but my graduate classes are at 5pm on Mondays. For what it's worth, an event/meeting on a Tuesday would be so much appreciated! I would love to attend any weekend events as well.