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Professor Shout-Out! Meet Dr. Mark Ledbetter

Dr. Mark Ledbetter, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies since  Where did you attend school?  B.A., Auburn University; M.Div., Duke University; Certificate, University of Durham, England; Ph.D., Emory University Where else have you been employed? Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia; Huntingdon College, Montgomery, Alabama; Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi; Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama Did you always want to teach? At first, I wanted…

Good to know: Getting beyond the mystery of mystics

When devout individuals connect so closely with God that they achieve a mystical union, scholars look at how that experience compares to those of mystics across eras and faiths. “Mysticism is pretty universal. Getting in touch with God is universal,” said Dan Haglund, a Saint Rose religious studies major who has devoted his summer to the topic using a College-funded…

Professor Shout-Out! Meet Dr. Jeff Marlett

Dr. Jeff Marlett, Religious Studies Department, Associate Professor. Has been with Saint Rose since 1998. About:  Where did you attend school? I earned my Bachelor’s degree at Wabash College in Indiana.  I majored in Philosophy and had a double minor in Classics and Religion. Then came a Master’s of Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University Divinity School in Nashville, Tennessee.  After that it…