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Religion Professor Wins Award for Texas Observer Piece

On Saturday, April 7th, Professor David Brockman (Religion) received a Wilbur Award at the Religion Communicators Awards Banquet in Atlanta, Georgia. The Wilbur Awards are given to writers and communicators who work to actively “to promote and encourage excellence in the communication of religious faith and positive values through a variety of secular media”.

Professor Brockman received the award for an article he penned that was published in the Texas Observer. The article,┬átitled “Who Would Jesus Deport“, explores the timely topic of immigration and deportation as it relates to religious principles, namely those of Evangelical Christians.

Other recipients of Wilbur Awards this year include Buzzfeed, CBS News, and the Washington Post Magazine.

To learn more about the Wilbur Awards, visit their website.