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The RPE course at the University of Gloucestershire.

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Welcome to new RPE students!

As we approach the start of term – a quick post to welcome all the RPE students joining us! There are loads of archives here of posts – and will be new ones shortly… In the meantime, feel…

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New RPE Students Visit Pitt rivers

Welcome to Religion, Philosophy and Ethics Induction week. Its been great welcoming our new students to the University and introducing them to our beautiful campus, to the course and to each other. This week as well as the…

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Onyx Link Interfaith Foundation @ Uni Glos RPE.

This week second year Religion Philosophy and Ethics students hosted Dr Abdalla (OBE) and Prof. Asim from the Onyx Link Interfaith Foundation (https://onyxlinkfoundation.org) based in Newport Wales. In keeping with the overall ethos of the course the object…

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New Kadampa Buddhism: Uni Glos RPE.

First year Students from the Religion, Philosophy and Ethics course at University of Gloucestershire were offered a real insight in to the New Kadampa Buddhist tradition when they visited the Akanishta Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Cheltenham (meditationincheltenham.org.uk –…

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Food For All: Krishna monk Parasurama giving prasadam on the Polish Border…

A couple of posts ago I featured a meeting that I had with a Krishna archarya called Para who runs a prasadam food distribution to those who need it in the heart of London. Over the last fortnight…

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Uni Glos RPE meet Hindu mandir community at last!

After two years of social distancing and Covid mitigation the level 4 Religion, Philosophy and Ethics students were finally able to physically visit the Cheltenham Hindu Mandir. It was very much worth the wait and Teams online visit,…

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Uni Glos Research : Sacred Food for All

As an active researcher in the field of contemporary religion as well as lecturer in Hinduism at the University of Gloucestershire I have been privileged to work with a number of contemporary Hindu traditions in The U.K. New…

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Uni Glos RPE and Cheltenham Jewish community.

AS part of our Contemporary Religious Landscapes module Level 4 students were invited to join members of the Cheltenham Jewish community this week. Now most social distancing mitigation has been relaxed students were welcomed in to the Cheltenham…

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Baha’i at religion Philosophy and Ethics Uni Glos

Students on the religion Philosophy and Ethics degree course at University of Gloucestershire were found themselves immersed in the vast universe of the Baha’i tradition as they spoke to Stephen Vickers an important and extremely knowledgeable spokesperson for…

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Uni Glos RPE host ISKCON spokespersons

This week level 4 students were fortunate to meet Radha Mohan Das and Nila Madhva Das from the International Society of Krishna Consciousness’ main temple and headquarters for the tradition in the UK, Bhaktivedanta Manor. We were immersed…

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Uni Glos RPE students immersed in major Hindu festival.

After 18 months of lock down and several major Hindu festival dates missed Religion, Philosophy and Ethics students from University of Gloucestershire were really privileged to be invited to the Shri Sanatan Dharm mandir in Alperton, West London,…

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