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First Impressions #86: Moustafa Bayoumi on This Muslim American Life

First Impressions #86: Moustafa Bayoumi on This Muslim American Life

Kristian Petersen June 21, 2016 0

We live in a “War on Terror” culture, which ascribes a malevolent aspect to all things Muslim. How has this affected the lives of Muslim Americans today? Kristian Petersen talks with Moustafa Bayoumi, Professor of

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First Impressions #73: Barbara Ambros on Women in Japanese Religions

First Impressions #73: Barbara Ambros on Women in Japanese Religions

Kristian Petersen February 23, 2016 0

A new look at Japanese religious history through the eyes of women. Kristian Petersen talks with Barbara Ambros, Professor of Religious Studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about her new book

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First Impressions #66: James Benn on the Religious and Cultural History of Tea in China

First Impressions #66: James Benn on the Religious and Cultural History of Tea in China

Kristian Petersen January 5, 2016 0

Tea has impacted Chinese society far beyond economics and agriculture. Kristian Petersen talks with James Benn, Professor of Religious Studies at McMaster University, about his new book Tea in China: A Religious and Cultural

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Identity Formation

Directions in the Study of Religion: Identity Formation

Kristian Petersen December 15, 2015 0

The malleability of identity formation: Kristian Petersen talks with Steven Ramey, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama, about the new Equinox book series called Culture on the Edge: Studies in Identity

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First Impressions #62: Gareth Fisher on Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China

First Impressions #62: Gareth Fisher on Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China

Kristian Petersen December 8, 2015 0

Lay Buddhism is a pathway to meaning in post-Maoist China. Kristian Petersen talks with Gareth Fisher, Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse University, about his new book From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay

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First Impressions #59: The Study Qur’an

First Impressions #59: The Study Qur’an

Kristian Petersen November 17, 2015 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Caner Dagli of College of the Holy Cross, Maria Dakake of George Mason University, and Joseph Lumbard of American University of Sharjah, about The Study Quran: A New Translation and

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Ben Brazil

Directions in the Study of Religion: Ben Brazil

Kristian Petersen November 3, 2015 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Ben Brazil, Assistant Professor at Earlham School of Religion, about Youth Travel and Spiritual Seeking

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First Impressions #56: Zackery Heern

First Impressions #56: Zackery Heern

Kristian Petersen November 3, 2015 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Zackery Heern, Assistant Professor of History at Idaho State University, about his new book The Emergence of Modern Shiʿism: Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran

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First Impressions #53: Alicia Turner

First Impressions #53: Alicia Turner

Kristian Petersen October 13, 2015 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Alicia Turner, Assistant Professor at York University, about her new book, Saving Buddhism: The Impermanence of Religion in Colonial Burma

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Rose Muravchick

Directions in the Study of Religion: Rose Muravchick

Kristian Petersen October 6, 2015 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Rose Muravchick, Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow at Vassar College, about Textiles, Talismans, and Islam

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