Tuesday, September 20 - 2016
Scholars Douglas and Rhonda Jacobsen give a public lecture on “American Universities in an Age of Pluriform Religion” at the National Humanities Center. The Jacobsens are co-directors of the Religion in the Academy Project, which seeks to address the many ways that religion, spirituality, and big questions of human meaning and purpose interact with university education. Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen is Director of Faculty Development and Professor of Psychology at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. Douglas "Jake" Jacobsen is the Distinguished Professor of Church History and Theology at Messiah College.
The event is organized by the Carolina Seminars project on Religion and Spirituality in the 21st Century University. The conveners of the project are from Duke University Chapel, the National Humanities Center, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Academic Leaders Program and Institute for Arts and Humanities.
The National Humanities Center is located at 7 TW Alexander Dr. in Durham.