REL celebrated it’s 50th anniversary last year and this was our welcome back video then. Here’s to another 50 years of studying religion in culture.
Rebekka King is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Middle Tennessee State University. Her research focuses on the negotiation of boundaries within North American Christianity. She teaches course on Method and Theory, Anthropology of Religion, and Contemporary Christianity.
2016 was the year of the loser. The more you lost, the better you were, especially if you shared it on Facebook.
“I have all of David Bowie’s albums in vinyl. I’m going to post a picture of my collection.”
“I have friends in the UK. Brexit is everything that is wrong with the world. We won’t make the same mistake in America!”
“Leonard Cohen is dead and everyone is posting ‘Hallelujah’ but I’m going to post ‘Democracy.’ See what I did there? I’m not only expressing my grief, I’m also making a political statement.”
“I can’t believe I have to spend Thanksgiving with my Republican uncle, I’m going to ask my friends if we can do Friendsgiving instead.”
The Department of Religious Studies is thrilled to welcome you back to the start of another eventful academic year! We’re ushering in the new semester with a bit of a blast to the past as the Department celebrates fifty years of studying religion in culture. Check out the video to see just how much things have changed around Manly Hall.