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London professor shares knowledge of religious cults

JANEICIA NEELY

November 13, 2013

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Understanding a minority religion takes attention, reliable information and a willingness to relate to various perspectives, Eileen Barker, professor emerita of sociology with special reference to the study of religion at the Lon...

Set the world on fire

Set the world on fire

November 7, 2013

Brief: Pope removes over-indulgent archbishop

Associated Press

October 31, 2013

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VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis expelled German Archbishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, from his diocese on Wednesday Oct. 23. The Vatican said the bishop was leaving pending the outcome of a church inquiry into his $43 mil...

Visiting expert from New England lectures on Jewish history

JESSICA DEBOLD

October 31, 2013

Filed under Faith, Judaism

An expert on American Judaism traveled from Boston to New Orleans as a part of Loyola's free public fall Jewish studies lecture. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, Loyola hosted John Sarna, the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun professor of American Jewish...

Brief: London professor will shed light on religious cult wars

The Maroon

October 31, 2013

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"Stepping Out of the Ivory Tower: Social Science as a Weapon in the Cult Wars" by professor emerita of sociology is a free public lecture. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at 7 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium, Eileen Barker, from the Lo...

Wolves on the Prowl embraces Jesuit ‘floss’ophy

JESSICA DEBOLD and JESSICA DEBOLD

October 31, 2013

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An array of Loyola volunteers are going to work together to set up a free dental clinic ready to serve more than 1,000 people in New Orleans. This year for Wolves on the Prowl, Loyola's national day of community service, Loyol...

Exhibit showcases the life of Archbishop Hannan

Exhibit showcases the life of Archbishop Hannan

KATHERINE CAREY

October 24, 2013

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Brief: Visiting professor to give lecture on history of Judaism

The Maroon

October 24, 2013

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A visiting professor from Boston, Ma., will lecture on "American Jewish History Backwards and Forwards", Wednesday, Oct. 30, Jonathan Sarna, the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis Univ...

Brief: Law school event lets its audience act as jurors

The Maroon

October 24, 2013

Filed under Christianity, Faith

On Friday Nov. 8, the College of Law will host former federal prosecutor, Mark Osler and Chicago-based public defender Jeanne Bishop, to present a modern interpretation of Jesus Christ's trial and sentencing. The audience will ...

Brief: Terminally ill man is released from prison

The Maroon

October 2, 2013

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Herman Wallace, a 71-year-old Louisiana State Penitentiary prisoner who has spent 41 years in solitary confinement, was released from prison on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Wallace was taken to LSU Interim Hospital in New Orleans for his t...

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