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Impolite Conversation: Election Results 2016

Impolite Conversation: Election Results 2016

Impolite Conversation November 13, 2016 0

Will there be a difference between Trump the candidate and Trump the president? In this . . .

First Impressions # 96: Media, Race, and Sexuality in Transnational Santería

First Impressions # 96: Media, Race, and Sexuality in Transnational Santería

Kristian Petersen November 8, 2016 0

Santería, as a site of analytical inquiry, disrupts many of dominant theoretical approaches to the . . .

Omid Safi on American Muslims and the 2016 Election

Omid Safi on American Muslims and the 2016 Election

Sarah Eltantawi November 3, 2016 0

Professor Omid Safi reflects on the choices facing American Muslims in light of the 2016 Presidential . . .

Impolite Conversation #17: The “God Gap” and Final 2016 Campaign Thoughts

Impolite Conversation #17: The “God Gap” and Final 2016 Campaign Thoughts

Impolite Conversation November 1, 2016 0

This month on Impolite Conversation, we talk with a scholar who wants to challenge the . . .

First Impressions # 95: Eva Mroczek on the Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity

First Impressions # 95: Eva Mroczek on the Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity

Joseph Ryan Kelly October 25, 2016 0

There was no such thing as the Bible when ancient Jewish literature was composed. With . . .

First Impressions # 94: Claire Chambers on Britain Through Muslim Literary Representations

First Impressions # 94: Claire Chambers on Britain Through Muslim Literary Representations

Kristian Petersen October 18, 2016 0

What does Britain look like from the perspective of Muslims across the eighteenth century until . . .

First Impressions # 93: Julie Holcomb on the Quaker Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

First Impressions # 93: Julie Holcomb on the Quaker Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

David M. Krueger October 11, 2016 0

How can the simple choice of a men’s suit be a moral statement and a . . .

First Impressions # 92: Christine Hayes on the Nature of Divine Law

First Impressions # 92: Christine Hayes on the Nature of Divine Law

Joseph Ryan Kelly October 4, 2016 0

Greco-Roman conceptions of divine and human law forced Judaism to examine and debate the divine . . .

Impolite Conversation #16: Reading the Bible With Latinx Eyes

Impolite Conversation #16: Reading the Bible With Latinx Eyes

Impolite Conversation October 4, 2016 0

On this episode of Impolite Conversation, Miguel de la Torre joins us to talk about . . .

Amr al-Azm on the Syrian Civil War

Amr al-Azm on the Syrian Civil War

Sarah Eltantawi September 27, 2016 0

How did the conflict in Syria begin? What does the future hold for the Syrian . . .