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Difference and Humanity Among Christians in Indian Slums

Difference and Humanity Among Christians in Indian Slums

MRB August 28, 2017 0

Liana Chua Reviews Nathaniel Roberts’ To Be Cared For Recently, a certain meme made the rounds on my (admittedly anthropologist-heavy) social media feed. The meme features a photo of the pioneering anthropologist Ruth Benedict,

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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 study of transnational religion. Kristian Petersen talks with Aisha Beliso-De Jesús, Associate Professor of African American Religions at Harvard

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Sarah Dees on The Materialization of Native American Religions

Directions in the Study of Religion: Sarah Dees on The Materialization of Native American Religions

Kristian Petersen July 12, 2016 0

Nineteenth-century anthropological research on Native Americans communities still shapes how we understand them today. Kristian Petersen talks with Sarah Dees, Lecturer in Religious Studies at The University of Tennessee and post-doctoral fellow at Northwestern

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Whose God was Slain? Anthropology and the Diversity of World Christianity – By Jason Bruner

Whose God was Slain? Anthropology and the Diversity of World Christianity – By Jason Bruner

Jason Bruner March 14, 2016 0

Jason Bruner on Timothy Larsen’s The Slain God Is anthropology inherently inimical to the truth claims of the Christian faith? In The Slain God, Timothy Larsen offers biographical profiles of six eminent British anthropologists

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“From Despair to Hope”: Antiretroviral Therapy, Redemption, and Christianity in Africa – By Jessica Hardin

“From Despair to Hope”: Antiretroviral Therapy, Redemption, and Christianity in Africa – By Jessica Hardin

Jessica Hardin August 18, 2015 0

Jessica Hardin on Rijk van Dijk, et al. (eds), Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa In 2009, an estimated 2.1 million people with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa had access to antiretroviral therapy (ART). Given

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First Impressions #43: Hillary Kaell

First Impressions #43: Hillary Kaell

Kristian Petersen August 4, 2015 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Hillary Kaell about her new book, Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage. Dr. Kaell is a Assistant Professor of Religion at Concordia University

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Carole McGranahan

Directions in the Study of Religion: Carole McGranahan

Kristian Petersen February 17, 2015 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Carole McGranahan, Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology at University of Colorado, about Self-Immolation as Protest in Tibet

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Conversations in Black: John L. Jackson, Jr.

Conversations in Black: John L. Jackson, Jr.

Monica Miller & Christopher Driscoll December 15, 2014 0

Monica Miller and Christopher Driscoll engage in impolite conversation with John L. Jackson, Jr.   In the first installment in this new series, Conversations in Black, Miller and Driscoll talk to John L. Jackson, Jr.

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On Desiring God: A New Take on Feminist Theology – By Frances Young

On Desiring God: A New Take on Feminist Theology – By Frances Young

Frances Young December 9, 2014 0

Frances Young on Sarah Coakley’s God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay ‘On the Trinity’ Feminism and “patristics” (now often renamed early Christian studies) have not had an easy relationship. The very fact that the

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<i>MRB</i> Interviews Tanya Luhrmann

MRB Interviews Tanya Luhrmann

Charles Halton April 29, 2014 0

[VIDEO] Tanya Luhrmann on the American Evangelical relationship with God Stanford psychological anthropologist, Tanya Luhrmann, won the 2014 Grawemeyer Award in Religion for her book, When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship

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