Day: September 7, 2018

Nigerian-born Harvard Professor Wins Award for the Public Understanding of Religion

Jacob Olupona, Harvard Divinity School Professor of African Religious Traditions, has won the 2018 Martin E. Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion.  The award is given by the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and it “recognizes extraordinary contributions to the public understanding of religion by individuals whose work has a relevance and eloquence that speaks, not just to scholars, but more broadly to the public as well.”  The award will be presented to Professor Olupona at the AAR Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 18, 2018 in Denver, Colorado.

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Congolese refugee finds ‘miracles’ like washing machines in Buffalo

A hundred years old Congolese refugee  who was recently resettled in the United States finds modern home appliances to be “miracles” in the city of Buffalo, New York. This entertaining story is told by By  of The Buffalo News Continue reading “Congolese refugee finds ‘miracles’ like washing machines in Buffalo”