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Ivy Akumu '15
Ivy Akumu ’15 Seeks to Demystify African Religion in Emerson Project

When Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code was released, it generated both curiosity and criticism for its portrayal of Christianity. For Ivy Akumu ’15, it sparked an interest in the history of Christianity and, by extension, of other religions. Her growing fascination led to an Emerson Foundation-funded research project this summer, titled “Demystifying African Religion.”  Through this project, she aims to deconstruct misconceptions about traditional African religions, partially through drawing parallels between them and Christianity.  More ...

Joshua Nelson, creator of Kosher Gospel.
Chaplaincy Hosts Spirituality 101 Week

Hamilton College’s “Spirituality 101 Week” will take place from Wednesday, Jan. 30, to Sunday, Feb. 10.  This 12-day program brings together a number of religious speakers and performers to Hamilton College to increase spiritual awareness on campus.  The events are hosted by the Hamilton College Chaplaincy.  More ...