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2011 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2011 by | News

Whirlwind Wheelchair International Good morning, my friends, and welcome to Chapman University for the academic year 2011-12. As you have noticed, our campus is a campus of busts in honor of a variety of distinguished people, but I am pleased and proud to point out, as I do whenever I am given the chance, that

Social Sciences Awards Ceremony, May 6

May 10, 2011 by | News

On Friday, May 6, 2011, the annual 2011 Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony for Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences took place Sandhu Conference Center. Below is a list of the student winners. On behalf of Wilkinson College, congratulations! Communication Studies: For academic achievement in Communication Studies: Kyle Aldridge, Allyson

Philosophy presents, Heather Battaly, Feb. 24

February 21, 2011 by | Events

The Department of Philosophy presents Heather Battaly, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Philosophy, CSUF, “Attacking Character: Ad Hominem Argument and Virtue Epistemology” WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 24TIME: 7:15 p.m. LOCATION: Beckman Hall 213 For more information, please contact Dr. Michael Pace. Department of Philosophy in Wilkinson College.

Dr. Harran and Holocaust Library in Chronicle of Higher Education

February 10, 2011 by | History

At Chapman U., a Holocaust Library Keeps Memory Alive Marilyn J. Harran is the first to say that a mid-sized Orange County university affiliated with the Disciples of Christ is an unlikely home for a Holocaust library, just as a religious-studies professor whose field is the 16th century and who isn’t Jewish is an unlikely

Chapman Partners with Clark University on Holocaust Fellowship

December 6, 2010 by | News

In a unique initiative, Chapman University will partner with Clark University in Worcester, Mass. to create a new graduate fellowship in Holocaust history, the two universities announced. The fellowship will be offered as an “innovative academic collaboration” between the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman University and the Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and

Marvin Meyer’s new book explores literary essence of Gnostic scriptures

December 3, 2010 by | News

Marvin Meyer, Ph.D., Griset Professor of Bible and Christian Studies and chair of the Department of Religious Studies, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has just published another book, written with the poet Willis Barnstone and entitled Essential Gnostic Scriptures: Texts of Luminous Wisdom from the Ancient and Medieval Worlds – Including the Gospels

Humans Consist of Two Parts: Body and Soul

October 7, 2010 by | Events

Human beings have a mental life of sensation, thought, purpose, desire, and belief. Although these mental states in part cause, and are caused by brain states, they are distinct from them. Richard Swinburne argues that we can only make sense of this interaction by supposing that mental states are states of a soul, a mental