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Joel Daniels Professorial Lecturer Philosophy & Religion

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PhD, MA, Georgetown University; MTS, Boston University

I study religion from a global perspective through Asian religious thought, world Christianity, particularly Pentecostalism, and comparative religion, philosophy, and ethics. My current project examines how and why Pentecostal spirituality has flourished in China over the past 100 years. I have also published in academic journals and edited volumes on topics like the Emerging Church, religious "nones," Zhuangzi, religion and psychology/neurology, emotions, philosophy, interreligious dialogue, comparative religion, and ecology. In addition, I have presented my research at national and international conferences, including stops as close as Canada and as far as China.
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Spring 2020

  • RELG-185 The Religious Heritage of Asia

  • RELG-486 Topics in Religious Discussion: Religions of China

Summer 2020

  • RELG-145 Religion without Borders

Fall 2020

  • PHIL-211 Intro to Asian Philosophy

  • RELG-145 Religion without Borders

  • RELG-145 Religion without Borders