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First Impressions #81: Redskins: Insult and Brand by C. Richard King

First Impressions #81: Redskins: Insult and Brand by C. Richard King

Kristian Petersen April 26, 2016 0

  Exploiting an imagined “Native Americanness” for profit or pleasure is a common feature of . . .

Meredith Warren on Transformational Eating in Ancient Literature

Meredith Warren on Transformational Eating in Ancient Literature

Kristian Petersen April 19, 2016 0

  Divine food can give people access to privileged knowledge, supernatural realms, or transform them . . .

The Writer’s Shed: Peter Enns

The Writer’s Shed: Peter Enns

Charles Halton April 12, 2016 0

Charles Halton talks with Peter Enns about his new book, The Sin of Certainty, the . . .

First Impressions #80: Hector Avalos on the Impeachable Ethics of Jesus

First Impressions #80: Hector Avalos on the Impeachable Ethics of Jesus

Joseph Ryan Kelly April 12, 2016 0

Jesus may not have been the moral exemplar he is so often considered to be. . . .

First Impressions #79: Prasenjit Duara on Modernity and a Global Sustainable Future

First Impressions #79: Prasenjit Duara on Modernity and a Global Sustainable Future

Kristian Petersen April 5, 2016 0

Can the ideal of global sustainability serve as a modern form of transcendence? Kristian Petersen . . .

Impolite Conversation #10: Islamophobia and What to Do About It

Impolite Conversation #10: Islamophobia and What to Do About It

Impolite Conversation April 5, 2016 0

In this month’s episode, Tim Hill and Dan Clanton speak with Todd Green of Luther College about . . .

First Impressions #78: Benjamin Sommer on Revelation and Authority in Judaism

First Impressions #78: Benjamin Sommer on Revelation and Authority in Judaism

Joseph Ryan Kelly March 28, 2016 0

Can the religious texts and traditions of Judaism be authoritative and sacred while also being . . .

First Impressions #77: Father James Martin on the Seven Last Words of Jesus

First Impressions #77: Father James Martin on the Seven Last Words of Jesus

Arthur Remillard March 23, 2016 0

The final utterances of Jesus Christ on the cross are particularly meaningful to his followers. . . .

First Impressions #76: Grawemeyer Award Winner in Religion: Susan R. Holman

First Impressions #76: Grawemeyer Award Winner in Religion: Susan R. Holman

David M. Krueger March 14, 2016 0

Why is religion so important for thinking about global health today? This a special edition of . . .

First Impressions #75: Sean McCloud on Fighting Demons in American Culture

First Impressions #75: Sean McCloud on Fighting Demons in American Culture

David M. Krueger March 8, 2016 0

  A haunted present is often the symptom of a repressed past. Dave Krueger speaks . . .