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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 understood and interpreted as secular. In reality, religion was an animating force in black literary visions from the New Negro Renaissance

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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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Mallory Ortberg will join us at AAR/SBL, seize @MarginaliaROB

Mallory Ortberg will join us at AAR/SBL, seize @MarginaliaROB

T.M. Law November 3, 2015 0

We have some exciting news to share. Mallory Ortberg will be joining us at the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting in Atlanta! Mallory Ortberg is the co-founder of the feminist web magazine The Toast and author

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First Impressions #40: Lauren Winner

First Impressions #40: Lauren Winner

Arthur Remillard July 1, 2015 0

Art Remillard talks with Lauren Winner about her new book, Wearing God: Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God. Winner is Assistant Professor of Christian Spirituality at Duke Divinity School

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Gratitude to our Departing Editorial Director

Gratitude to our Departing Editorial Director

T.M. Law June 24, 2015 0

Three years ago a small team worked every day through the summer months to craft what would launch in January 2013 as the Marginalia Review of Books. Angela Roskop Erisman was the very first

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Titus Hjelm

Directions in the Study of Religion: Titus Hjelm

Kristian Petersen January 20, 2015 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Titus Hjelm, Lecturer at University College London, about social constructionism, and his new book Social Constructionisms: Approaches to the Study of the Human World (Palgrave, 2014)

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Religion and Hip Hop: Grammar of the Real World

Religion and Hip Hop: Grammar of the Real World

T.M. Law January 20, 2015 0

[AUDIO] Timothy Michael Law talks with Anthony Pinn and Monica Miller In this interview, MRB Editor-in-Chief Timothy Michael Law talks with Prof. Anthony B. Pinn and Dr. Monica R. Miller about religion and hip

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Top 10 Most Read of 2014

Top 10 Most Read of 2014

MRB January 1, 2015 0

The 10 most read reviews and essays from the past year 1. The Vanishing Jews of Antiquity — Adele Reinhartz on the question of translating the Greek term ioudaios, June 24 2. The Arabic Bible before Islam — Claire Wilde on Sidney H. Griffith’s

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Sohail Daulatzai

Directions in the Study of Religion: Sohail Daulatzai

Kristian Petersen November 20, 2014 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Sohail Daulatzai, Associate Professor at University of California Irvine, about Islam and Hip Hop, and his exhibit Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip Hop. Daulatzai is Associate

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<i>Marginalia</i> Turns One

Marginalia Turns One

T.M. Law January 29, 2014 0

A note of gratitude Dear reader, One year ago today we launched this publication with an ambitious vision. But in the summer of 2012, when our core leadership first assembled, we routinely asked one another

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