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MRBlog | Invoking Francis: Bernie on the Border

MRBlog | Invoking Francis: Bernie on the Border

MRB March 25, 2016 0

By Sarah “Moxy” Moczygemba Religion and the religious language used by candidates and their supporters is a common topic of debate and analysis during most American election seasons. We’re still eight months away from the

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Things I’ve Seen: Loyd Grossman

Things I’ve Seen: Loyd Grossman

MRB July 21, 2015 0

Things I’ve Seen Can an artwork change your life? In the new series Things I’ve Seen, we interview people whose lives have been transformed by art. First up is Loyd Grossman, who went from

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Blood: The Element of Christianity. A Forum on Gil Anidjar’s <i>Blood</i>

Blood: The Element of Christianity. A Forum on Gil Anidjar’s Blood

MRB March 2, 2015 0

A Forum edited by Nina Caputo “Is there such a thing as ‘the Christian Question?'” Gil Anidjar’s Blood: A Critique of Christianity opens. “The reading I offer, the argument I ultimately propose, is that between presence

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Political Theology and Divine Violence: A Forum on Ted A. Smith’s <i>Weird John Brown</i>

Political Theology and Divine Violence: A Forum on Ted A. Smith’s Weird John Brown

MRB February 18, 2015 0

A Forum Edited by Davey Henreckson Does religion intensify violence? Does religion complicate attempts to address violence? Ted A. Smith argues that theological reflection can rather enhance public conversations about violence and race in America. The Marginalia Review

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Top 10 Most Read of 2014

Top 10 Most Read of 2014

MRB January 1, 2015 0

The 10 most read reviews and essays from the past year 1. The Vanishing Jews of Antiquity — Adele Reinhartz on the question of translating the Greek term ioudaios, June 24 2. The Arabic Bible before Islam — Claire Wilde on Sidney H. Griffith’s

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Defining Israel: A Forum on Recent Attempts to Determine Israel’s Character

Defining Israel: A Forum on Recent Attempts to Determine Israel’s Character

MRB December 26, 2014 2

A forum edited by Simon Rabinovitch Part I: The Report Constitutional Anchoring of Israel’s Vision: Recommendations Submitted to the Minister of Justice By Ruth Gavison, with an introduction by Simon Rabinovitch Part II: The

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MRBlog: Joan Taylor responds to Jodi Magness

MRBlog: Joan Taylor responds to Jodi Magness

MRB December 15, 2014 0

I very much appreciate the time Jodi Magness has put into reading and commenting on my book The Essenes, the Scrolls and the Dead Sea (reviewed at MRB on May 1, 2014), her validations of

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A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion

A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion

MRB October 27, 2014 0

Over at LARB, Peter Birkenhead writes on Vladimir Nabokov’s Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited: Early in the pages of his memoir, Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov confesses that he is a “chronophobic,” that he in fact not only fears

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An Interview with Albrecht Classen on marriage, family, and sexuality in the Middle Ages

An Interview with Albrecht Classen on marriage, family, and sexuality in the Middle Ages

MRB September 30, 2014 0

Professor Albrecht Classen has authored or co-authored more than 70 books and eight of his own poetry collections. He is the University Distinguished Professor in the Department of German Studies at the University of Arizona.

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ISIS, the Caliphate, and militant extremism in the Middle East: A Conversation with Carool Kersten

ISIS, the Caliphate, and militant extremism in the Middle East: A Conversation with Carool Kersten

MRB September 2, 2014 0

Carool Kersten, Senior Lecturer in the Study of Islam & the Muslim World in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies at King’s College London, joins Kristian Petersen to discuss the Islamic State of

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