Gnosticism is a countercultural spirituality that forever changed the practice of Christianity. This is the premise of a new book by April DeConick, the Isla Carroll and Percy E. Turner Professor of Biblical Studies at Rice and chair of the Department of Religion.
Rice‚Äôs Timothy Morton, a philosopher and the Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English, was included among the TheBestSchools.org‚Äôs listing of ‚ÄúThe 50 Most Influential Living Philosophers.‚ÄĚ
HOUSTON ‚Äď (Aug. 24, 2016) ‚Äď Lawyer and historian Talmage Boston will discuss insights from his new book, ‚ÄúCross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers From the Experts About Our Presidents,‚ÄĚ at Rice University‚Äôs Baker Institute for Public Policy Aug. 31.
Two English professors -- Rice‚Äôs Helena Michie and The Ohio State University‚Äôs Robyn Warhol -- spent 17 years researching, interpreting and ‚Äď just as importantly, according to them ‚Äď misinterpreting the life and times of Sir George Scharf, the founding director of the National Portrait Gallery in