Dr. DavidDavid was the King of Israel (c. 1000 BCE) credited with uniting the many tribes of Israel into a centralized kingdom with Jerusalem as its capital. David is said to have planned for the Temple in Jerusalem, which was subsequently built by his son Solomon... Reis is a visiting assistant professor in the religious studies department at the University of Oregon. He became a Pluralism Project affiliate in 2001 while teaching in the religious studies department at Wells College in Aurora, New York. His research mapping the religious diversity of Central New York ran from 2001 to 2002. As part of this project, Dr. Reis and students enrolled in his “Introduction to World Religions” course visited religious sites, attended services, and interviewed community members.
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