NCRSA 2003:
UNC - Charlotte

The annual meeting of the North Carolina Religious Studies Association (NCRSA) will be held Friday, October 24, on the campus of UNC-Charlotte. The Department of Religious Studies at UNC-Charlotte has graciously agreed to host the event, including a luncheon. Please take a moment to register so our hosts will know how many to expect.

(click on a title for the abstract, or click here for the full program with abstracts)

All events will be held on the third floor of the Barnhardt Student Activities Center on the UNC-Charlotte campus (directions).

8:30-9:00 Registration Salon A
9:00-9:15 Welcome
  • Dr. Schley Lyons, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (UNC-Charlotte)
Salon A
9:15-10:30 Session 1: Ethics and Existence Salon A
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:00 Session 2A: Popular and Traditional Religion in Multicultural Perspective Salon A
  Session 2B: The Theory and Practice of Religious Studies Salon B
12:00-1:30 Luncheon Salons D and E
  • Introduction of Speaker, Dr. James McLachlan (Western Carolina University)
  • Keynote Address: Monotheism and Monism--The Unity of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Dr. Richard Cohen, Isaac Swift Distinguished Professor of Judaic Studies (UNC-Charlotte)
1:30-2:00 NCRSA Business Meeting Salon A
2:00-3:15 Session 3: Cosmology, Chaos, and Consciousness Salon A
3:15-3:30 Break
3:30-4:45 Session 4: Arguments on the Attributes of God Salon A

Program Chair John I. Brooks III, Ph.D.
Program Chair, NCRSA 2003
Department of Government and History
Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville, NC 28301


Phone: (910) 672-1761
Fax: (910) 672-1090
Local Arrangements Prof. Edward St. Clair
Department of Religious Studies
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223


Phone: (704) 687-4604
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