Review of _Faith in the New Millennium: The Future of Politics and Religion_ now available

The American Academy of Religion's Reading Religion is one of my favorite websites. If your reward for grading a stack of papers is to take 20 minutes to browse through academic publisher's catalogs, you'll probably like it, too. Reading Religion just published my review of Faith in the New Millennium: The Future of Politics and Religion (Oxford 2016), edited by Matthew Avery... Continue Reading →

Sending Some Love to Mother Emanuel

White supremacist Dylann Roof stands trial this week for the June 2015 deaths of nine black parishioners in this historic church, the oldest black congregation south of Baltimore. Above, Mother Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, SC Early in its history, in 1814, its leaders were arrested for violating a state law prohibiting the gathering of enslaved... Continue Reading →

Teaching Trumpism Book Stack Contest!

What will you be teaching next semester to help your students make sense of a world in which Donald Trump could be president? Any teacher of any kind--preschool to PhD, gradeschool to Sunday school--is welcome to submit ideas. Share an assignment, a project, a syllabus, a citation to an article or other text, a book stack,... Continue Reading →

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