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Expanding the Definition of Yoga

Expanding the Definition of Yoga

MRB February 16, 2017 0

Ellen Gough on Christopher Key Chapple’s Yoga in Jainism In November of 2015, Jennifer Scharf’s yoga class at the University of Ottawa was cancelled after the university’s student federation expressed concerns that yoga was

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Built for Today, Living on in Tomorrow

Built for Today, Living on in Tomorrow

MRB February 16, 2017 0

Evan McWilliams on Gretchen Buggeln’s Suburban Church Those who grew up in the sprawling postwar suburbs of the United States typically pass by the churches that dot the landscape, surrounded by cracked pavements and

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An America Without Borders – by Samuel Loncar

An America Without Borders – by Samuel Loncar

Samuel Loncar February 3, 2017 0

The Editor reflects on the meaning of America What defines us is not our leaders or our borders. A President does not make an epoch. Borders are normal. Like doors, they allow access and

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“Every age is a Canterbury Pilgrimage”: <em>Art and the Sacred in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain</em> – by Emma Mason

“Every age is a Canterbury Pilgrimage”: Art and the Sacred in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain – by Emma Mason

MRB January 28, 2017 0

Emma Mason on Kathryn Barush’s Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain In a short blog, “The Story of Brexit, in the style of Mideast reporting,” Adam Kotsko imagines the current state of the

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Secularism in Black – by Joseph Winters

Secularism in Black – by Joseph Winters

Joseph Winters January 28, 2017 0

Joseph Winters on Jonathon Kahn and Vincent Lloyd’s Race and Secularism in America Secularism appears to be a fairly self-evident concept. Whether one celebrates or rejects our secular age, the shared assumption is that

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Angels or Animals? Remixing Religion and Evolution with Affect Theory – by Beatrice Marovich

Angels or Animals? Remixing Religion and Evolution with Affect Theory – by Beatrice Marovich

Beatrice Marovich January 28, 2017 0

Beatrice Marovich on Donovan Schaefer’s Religious Affects In the 1960s and 1970s, while observing chimpanzees in Tanzania’s Gombe Stream Reserve, primatologist Jane Goodall witnessed—on numerous occasions—what she could only describe as a kind of

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On Islam, Liberalism, and <i>Islam in Liberalism</i> – by Kathleen Foody

On Islam, Liberalism, and Islam in Liberalism – by Kathleen Foody

Kathleen Foody December 26, 2016 0

Kathleen Foody on Joseph Massad’s Islam in Liberalism In 1981, Edward Said asked whether “Islam [is] in the end useful as a notion, or does it hide, distort, deflect, and ideologize more than it

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Biblical Bridal Songs and Latin Reception – by E. Ann Matter

Biblical Bridal Songs and Latin Reception – by E. Ann Matter

E. Ann Matter December 26, 2016 0

E. Ann Matter on Karl Shuve’s The Song of Songs Scholarly interest in the traditions of biblical exegesis of the medieval Latin tradition has flourished since the first publication of Beryl Smalley’s The Study

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Why The Election Of Trump Matters for Michelle Shirley – by Nikia Smith Robert

Why The Election Of Trump Matters for Michelle Shirley – by Nikia Smith Robert

Nikia Smith Robert December 7, 2016 0

It could have been any one of us in that car on a fall day in southern California. October 31, 2016 in Torrence California, Michelle Shirley reportedly drove erratically due to a bipolar episode

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First Impressions #98: Su’ad Abdul Khabeer on Race, Hip Hop, and Muslim Cool

First Impressions #98: Su’ad Abdul Khabeer on Race, Hip Hop, and Muslim Cool

David M. Krueger December 6, 2016 0

African American culture plays a critical role in the construction Muslim American identity. Dave Krueger speaks with Su’ad Abdul Khabeer about her new book Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United

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