Ed Simon reviews Talking God: Philosophers on Belief by Gary Gutting Continue Reading →
An excerpt from Grace Period: A Memoir in Pieces by Kelly J. Baker. With an introduction by the author. Continue Reading →
Jake Smith asks “What are we really mourning when we say that ‘God is Dead’?” Continue Reading →
Can the same feminist politics work for teachers and students? Abby Kluchin on vulnerability, victimhood, resilience, and Title IX. Continue Reading →
Angela Zito argues that in order to do a good job of covering religion we need to work on uncovering it. Continue Reading →
A round-up of recent religion news.
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Professors and reporters need to find new ways to work together to shape public discourse on religion argues Elayne Oliphant. Continue Reading →
A round-up of recent religion & media news. Continue Reading →
“I know what the podium I stand behind represents, what Israel studies represents. I know this is a form of public diplomacy.” — Amal Jamal, “Israeli-Arab” professor of political science, Tel-Aviv University, one of two Palestinian scholars (of a total of 300 attendees) at the annual meeting of the Association for Israel Studies in Toronto in early May.
This week The Forward, a Jewish daily newspaper, published an article by Gal Beckerman that examines the swift increase of Israel Studies programs on American university campuses — often funded by wealthy Israeli donors as a reaction to established “left-leaning” Middle Eastern Studies programs. Continue Reading →
God should drop out of school and get a real job, according to a new book on the history of religious studies in the modern university. Not that the Lord Continue Reading →