At first glance, the religions of the world can seem fascinating and beautiful, strange and threatening, and appear full of contradictions—all at the same time. How can we make sense of these traditions and practices? What place does religion have in the history of human development and in the course of contemporary global events?
Faculty Spotlight Brad Stoddard Associate Professor of History
Faculty expert’s new anthology confronts clichés in religion
Associate Professor Brad Stoddard was inspired by input from students in his courses at McDaniel College to co-edit a new anthology of essays addressing modern stereotypes on religion, “Stereotyping Religion: Critiquing Clichés Volume II.”