Jefferson’s University of Virginia was to be a modern, secular, science-centered university taught by scholars of distinction, with the students expected largely to govern themselves.
The Gregorian calendar seems steady and unchangeable, right? Well, it took us a long time to get here. And it’s not even done changing.
Jerry White and Peter Ochs see a world aflame with killing in the name of God, and they want to fight fire with fire—and with data.
A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.
Religious studies professor John Portmann ponders a difficult question.
Professor Margaret Mohrmann considers a question that lies at the root of human existence.
UVA is the first major public university to establish a Mormon studies chair.
Photo Essay: Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the UVA Hospital.
["Borges in Charlottesville," Summer 2012] was a most enjoyable and informative article. It lacks only fuller references to the invaluable contributions of Jared Loewenstein to the...
Historically, our nation owes a debt to Thomas Jefferson ["Jefferson's Secret Bible," Spring 2012], who is by any measure one of America's great founding fathers.<...
In the twilight of his life, Jefferson began exploring his faith and deepening his understanding of the Bible and Christianity.
Each Sunday morning, the Rev. Brad Braxton stands where Dr. Martin Luther King stood when he shook America by speaking out against the Vietnam War, 365 days before...
Early in April 2007, while waiting to board a charter flight from Delhi to Dharamsala, India, I saw in our group a woman wearing a “Virginia” baseball cap....
Two centuries after the founding of Thomas Jefferson's university, students and faculty are still exploring the interplay among science, religion and the state.