It’s official: Our former President and his wife, Norma and John Palms have donated $ 1 million to the USC, and about half of this will go towards the establishment of the with more than half going to a new chair in Catholic Studies, the John Cardinal Bernardin Chair in Ethical, Moral and Religious Studies for the Department of Religious Studies. This is wonderful news for our small department and a big thank you to the Palms family!
I teach Religious and Jewish Studies at the University of South Carolina and currently live in New York City. In my professional life, I wrote a book on the medieval historian and philosopher Abraham ibn Daud's Dorot Olam (http://tinyurl.com/kl6fll2).
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