History

Faculty Friday: Tim Furnish explores the Middle East and Middle-earth

Dr. Timothy Furnish has an unexpected combination of interests, from Islamic eschatology (End Times beliefs) to military history of Middle-earth (the fictional world of “Lord of the Rings”), even semi-professional acting. Furnish, a U.S. Army veteran and adjunct history professor at Reinhardt, earned a Ph.D. in Islamic history from Ohio State in 2001. He has…

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Dr. Ken Wheeler uncovers Waleska’s forgotten religious history

Reinhardt professor Dr. Ken Wheeler presented his sabbatical research, “Stranger than you Knew: Waleska Universalists and their Influence on the South,” to a standing-room-only crowd at the Cherokee County Historical Society’s Feb. 20 meeting. Wheeler gave a fascinating speech about a time when Waleska was spelled Wahluskie and when the town diverged from the religious…

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Reinhardt University President’s College to feature University professors who recently returned from sabbatical

Reinhardt University is continuing its free-and-open-to-the-public President’s College this academic year, kicking off with two renowned professors who recently returned from the University’s first-ever sabbaticals. “The President’s College is a wonderful opportunity for members of the community to come to Reinhardt University and learn about different topics taught by our esteemed faculty,” said University Provost…

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Dr. Jonathan Good Chosen to Participate in Seminar on Ancient Greece

Reinhardt University is pleased to announce that Dr. Jonathan Good, Associate Professor of History, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Center for Hellenic Studies to participate in an Ancient Greece in the Modern Classroom seminar, “The Histories of Herodotus.” CIC and…

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