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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 . . .

First Impressions #91: Josef Sorett on A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics

First Impressions #91: Josef Sorett on A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics

Kristian Petersen September 20, 2016 0

Most of the major African American literary and cultural movements of the twentieth century have been . . .

First Impressions #90: Erik Hammerstrom on the Science of Chinese Buddhism

First Impressions #90: Erik Hammerstrom on the Science of Chinese Buddhism

Kristian Petersen September 6, 2016 0

Chinese Buddhists saw modern science as an effective means for the investigation of knowledge but . . .

Impolite Conversation #15: Teaching Evolution and Trump in Utah

Impolite Conversation #15: Teaching Evolution and Trump in Utah

Impolite Conversation September 6, 2016 0

For the month of September, Tim Hill and Dan Clanton discuss the challenges to teaching evolution . . .

First Impressions #89: Religion, Science, and Conflict in American Public Life

First Impressions #89: Religion, Science, and Conflict in American Public Life

David M. Krueger August 22, 2016 0

Why do religion and science often appear in conflict in America’s public sphere? The more fundamental . . .

First Impressions #88: Eleonore Stump on the God of the Bible and of Philosophers

First Impressions #88: Eleonore Stump on the God of the Bible and of Philosophers

Joseph Ryan Kelly August 8, 2016 0

Can the God of the Bible be reconciled with the God of medieval philosophers? Joseph . . .

Impolite Conversation #14: Supreme Court Roundup 2016

Impolite Conversation #14: Supreme Court Roundup 2016

Impolite Conversation August 2, 2016 0

  On this episode, we chat with friend of the show Ann Duncan about the . . .