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Congratulations to Elizabeth Dias, Time; Daniel Burke, CNN; and David Ovalle, Miami Herald for winning the 2015 Best In-Depth Reporting on Religion Award.
The AAR Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that the Vice President, Program Unit Director, and one At-Large Director positions are up for election in 2016. Deadline for nominations: September 1, 2015.
The 2015–2016 AAR Collaborative International Research Grants online submission system is open! Awards range from $500 to $5000. Deadline: October 1, 2015.
June issue: Special tribute to Marcus J. Borg (1942–2015), thought-provoking articles and reviews, and a roundtable on climate destabilization and the study of religion.
The AAR Teaching and Learning Committee encourages and solicits nominations for the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline for nominations is October 15, 2015.
Books and Major Publications:
Dyron Daughrity, Pepperdine University
To Whom Does Christianity Belong? Critical Issues in World Christianity
Bede Benjamin Bidlack, Saint Anselm College
In Good Company
In the News:
Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Earlham School of Religion
"Pope Francis Reminds the World to Care About Poverty," Time magazine article by Kim and Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.
Awards and Accomplishments:
Shira Kohn, Jewish Theological Seminary
Awarded the 2015 Taube/Koret Early Career Fellowship by the Center for Jewish History.