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Muslims and the Making of America

Muslims and the Making of America

Kristian Petersen August 15, 2017 0

First Impressions #104: Amir Hussain on Muslims and the Making of America There has never . . .

Leonard Schwartz & Kathleen Eamon Toward a Poetics of the Middle East Crisis

Leonard Schwartz & Kathleen Eamon Toward a Poetics of the Middle East Crisis

Sarah Eltantawi August 15, 2017 0

Poet Leonard Schwartz and philosopher Kathleen Eamon discuss Schwartz’s new book “The New Babel: Toward . . .

A Star in the East: Chinese Theology

A Star in the East: Chinese Theology

Kristian Petersen April 27, 2017 0

First Impressions #103: Chloë Starr on Chinese Theology While Christianity has had a long history . . .

First Impressions #102: Birgit Meyer on Ghana’s Hollywood

First Impressions #102: Birgit Meyer on Ghana’s Hollywood

David M. Krueger March 17, 2017 0

Christianity has greatly shaped popular filmmaking in Ghana. Kristian Petersen talks with Birgit Meyer, Professor . . .

First Impressions #101: Deepa Iyer on Shaping a Multiracial Future in the U.S.

First Impressions #101: Deepa Iyer on Shaping a Multiracial Future in the U.S.

Kristian Petersen January 3, 2017 0

Racial anxiety, bigotry, and anti-immigrant sentiment has escalated in post 9/11 America but that history . . .

Impolite Conversation #19: Religion and Politics in Contemporary China

Impolite Conversation #19: Religion and Politics in Contemporary China

Impolite Conversation January 3, 2017 0

On this month’s Impolite Conversation, our friend Courtney Bruntz stops by the studio to talk . . .

First Impressions # 100: Tim Whitmarsh on Atheism in the Ancient World

First Impressions # 100: Tim Whitmarsh on Atheism in the Ancient World

Joseph Ryan Kelly December 20, 2016 0

Atheists have been battling the gods for as long as the faithful have been admiring . . .

First Impressions #99: Aaron Hughes on the American Jewish Iconoclast, Jacob Neusner

First Impressions #99: Aaron Hughes on the American Jewish Iconoclast, Jacob Neusner

Kristian Petersen December 19, 2016 0

Because of Jacob Neusner, the scholarly study of Judaism flourishes in secular universities, not just . . .

First Impressions #98: Su’ad Abdul Khabeer on Race, Hip Hop, and Muslim Cool

First Impressions #98: Su’ad Abdul Khabeer on Race, Hip Hop, and Muslim Cool

David M. Krueger December 6, 2016 0

African American culture plays a critical role in the construction Muslim American identity. Dave Krueger . . .

Impolite Conversation #18: Waging War on Christmas and Hanukkah

Impolite Conversation #18: Waging War on Christmas and Hanukkah

Impolite Conversation December 6, 2016 0

On this episode of Impolite Conversation, Tim and Dan get into the holiday spirit by talking . . .