Deus otiosus
In theology, a Deus otiosus or "idle god" is a creator god who largely retires from the world and is no longer involved in its daily operation, a central tenet of Deism. A similar concept is that of t...
Abul Kalam Azad
Abul Kalam Muhiyuddin Ahmed Azad (Bengali: আবুল কালাম মুহিয়ুদ্দিন আহমেদ আজাদ,  pronunciation ; Urdu: ابو الکلام محی الدین احمد آزاد‎ Abul Kalam Azad; 11 November 1888 – 22 Feb...
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Richard W. Lariviere
Richard W. Lariviere is the president of the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. He took over the post on October 1, 2012. Previously, he served as the President of the University of Oregon from July 2...
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Volker Zotz
Volker Helmut Manfred Zotz (born October 28, 1956) is an eminent Austrian philosopher, religious studies scholar, Buddhologist and a prolific author.
The Zotz family originated in Tyrol and spread...
Dean Hoge
Dean R. Hoge (May 27, 1937 – September 13, 2008) was an American sociologist, who spent decades studying American Catholics, especially empirical surveys on the priesthood.Hoge spend his childhood at ...
Ronald Hutton
Ronald Hutton (born 1953) is an English historian who specialises in the study of Early Modern Britain, British folklore, pre-Christian religion and contemporary Paganism. A professor in the subject a...
Adeline Masquelier
Adeline Marie Masquelier (born 1960) is a Professor of Anthropology at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1993 studying under the pr...
List of Methodist theologians
Methodist theologians include those theologians affiliated with any of the Methodist denominational churches such as The United Methodist Church, independent Methodists, or churches affiliated with th...
Pieter Willem van der Horst
Pieter Willem van der Horst (born 4 July 1946) is a scholar and university professor emeritus specializing in New Testament studies, Early Christian literature, and the Jewish and Hellenistic context ...
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George M. Stratton
George Malcolm Stratton (September 26, 1865 – October 8, 1957) was a psychologist who pioneered the study of perception in vision by wearing special glasses which inverted images up and down and ...
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Dominique Avon
Dominique Avon is a French historian of religion and professor at the University of Maine, France. He studies the interactions between monotheistic religions in the Mediterranean Basin, and has writt...
Kazuyoshi Kino
Kazuyoshi Kino (紀野一義, Kino Kazuyoshi, August 9, 1922 – December 28, 2013) was a Japanese Buddhist scholar.Together with Hajime Nakamura and others, he translated the Heart Sutra, the Prajnapar...