Congratulations, Class of 2013!

Congratulations to Butler University's 2013 graduates! I wish you every success in the future! Please keep in touch!     [Read more...]

Happy End of Spring Semester!

From Prof. Gandalf… [Read more...]

Religions of the World Class Harlem Shake

In case you ever wondered what students in religion classes at Butler University get up to. This is in my colleague Brent Hege’s class. Taking on the Harlem Shake is just the latest end-of-semester activity. He usually does a class photo at the end of each semester. Here’s one from a previous year: [Read more...]

That’s No Research Paper

Via Joel Watts [Read more...]

Acts 26:18 (Bogus Internet Version)

I had a student provide this quote, supposedly from Acts 26:18,  in an assignment: The first step of education is to have one’s eyes opened and be turned from darkness to light. I Googled it and found it has circulated quite widely online. But it doesn’t correspond to the meaning of the Greek text of [Read More...]

Oh, So That’s Why!

HT Peter Enns on Facebook   [Read more...]

BSRI Press Release, Flyer, and Brochure

Some more information about the Butler Summer Religion Institute. There is a press release on the Butler web site, and there are also digital copies of a flyer and a brochure which can be circulated to those who are interested. [Read more...]

Announcing the Butler Summer Religion Institute

Thanks to a grant from Butler University President’s Innovation Fund, the Religion program at Butler University (Department of Philosophy and Religion) is excited to announce the start of the Butler Summer Religion Institute. This program allows students in high school to earn college credit while still in high school. It also provides an opportunity to [Read More...]

Safety in the Cloud

For those who are students, or who do research and/or write for a living, the data we have – papers that are due, articles that we are working on – is more valuable than the devices we use to write on. And so anyone who is not currently using Dropbox, or Google Drive, or some [Read More...]

Dinosaurs in a Classroom

There's a parable in this about an approach to education and assessment that doesn't take into account different personality types and learning styles, isn't there?   [Read more...]

Answers in Genesis at Butler University

I received this notification from an organization on campus: Butler Staff and Faculty Ministry (BSFM) would like to invite faculty, staff and students to join us for our quarterly speaker and Brown Bag Luncheon: Thursday, April 11th, 2013 12:00pm – 1:00pm in the Johnson Room at Robertson Hall Dr. Terry Mortenson: “Origin of Species: was [Read More...]


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