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MRBlog | America’s Religion Problem

MRBlog | America’s Religion Problem

Thomas J. Whitley January 4, 2017 0

  By Thomas J. Whitley Emma Green’s interview of Michael Wear, the former director of Barack Obama’s faith-outreach efforts, for The Atlantic has many up in arms. Wear is, as Green put it, a “theologically

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Religion, Conservatism, and American Public Life: 2016 – by Benjamin Rolsky

Religion, Conservatism, and American Public Life: 2016 – by Benjamin Rolsky

Charles Halton November 4, 2016 0

Is Trump Archie Bunker? With less than a week before the election, political pundits and academic commentators are scrambling for the latest polling data in hopes of convincing themselves that the inevitable is anything

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First Impressions #45: Annie Blazer

First Impressions #45: Annie Blazer

Arthur Remillard August 18, 2015 0

Art Remillard talks with Annie Blazer about her new book, Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry. Blazer is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the College of William

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Michael Altman

Directions in the Study of Religion: Michael Altman

Kristian Petersen May 12, 2015 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Michael Altman, Assistant Professor at University of Alabama, about the Invention of Hinduism in America

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First Impressions #35: Jason Bivins

First Impressions #35: Jason Bivins

Arthur Remillard May 12, 2015 0

Art Remillard talks with Jason Bivins about his new book Spirits Rejoice!: Jazz and American Religion. Bivins is Professor of Religious Studies at North Carolina State University. You can listen to a chapter-by-chapter playlist

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First Impressions # 34: Michael McVicar

First Impressions # 34: Michael McVicar

Arthur Remillard May 5, 2015 0

Art Remillard talks with Michael McVicar about his new book Christian Reconstruction: R.J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism. McVicar is Assistant Professor of Religion at Florida State University

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First Impressions #30: Alexander Riley

First Impressions #30: Alexander Riley

Arthur Remillard March 31, 2015 0

Art Remillard talks with Alexander Riley about his new book Angel Patriots: The Crash of United Flight 93 and the Myth of America. Riley is Professor of Sociology at Bucknell University.  

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Straight Edge Religion: Hardcore Punk and the Sober Revolution – By David M. Krueger

Straight Edge Religion: Hardcore Punk and the Sober Revolution – By David M. Krueger

David M. Krueger March 17, 2015 0

David M. Krueger on Punk Rock and Religion Growing up in rural Minnesota during the 1980s, I was somewhat insulated from the lesser-known cultural trends that seemed to originate in big cities on the

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First Impressions #20: Amy DeRogatis

First Impressions #20: Amy DeRogatis

Arthur Remillard October 14, 2014 0

Art Remillard talks with Amy DeRogatis about her new book, Saving Sex: Sexuality and Salvation in American Evangelicalism. DeRogatis is Associate Professor of Religion and American Culture at Michigan State University

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<i>The Twilight of the American Enlightenment</i> – By George M. Marsden

The Twilight of the American Enlightenment – By George M. Marsden

George M. Marsden May 27, 2014 0

An excerpt from George M. Marsden’s latest book [This MRB exclusive is excerpted from The Twilight of the American Enlightenment: The 1950s and the Crisis of Liberal Belief, by George M. Marsden, with permission from Basic

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