January 30, 2019

Eric D. Mortensen presents at American Academy of Religion


Eric D. Mortensen, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and International Studies Program Coordinator, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) in Denver in November.

His paper, titled: “Wrestling with Angels and Heavy Books: Remembering Jonathan Z. Smith,” was part of a panel he organized commemorating the work of the late scholar Jonathan Z. Smith (1938-2017), hosted by the Comparative Studies in Religion program unit of the AAR.  Eric also presided on a panel titled: “Miracles: Signs, Wonders, and Challenges.”