Listen to the Podcast interview with Prof. Robb here.
Professor Butler Interviewed at Religion Dispatches and Keeping it 101 about White Evangelical Racism
Professor Butler's new book drops soon, and the interviews are coming in fast and furious.
Professor Thomas has been selected as one of 24 fellows for trainings conducted by Sacred Writes, a project supporting public scholarship on religi
Professor Thomas has curated a collection of essays as an online journal supplement for American Religion.
The U.S. Department of State and the J.
Professor Robb will speak for the Anjuman Taraqqi Urdu (Hind) or the Society for the Promotion of Urdu (India) on Friday, January 29th at 11:30 PM Eastern Standard Time.
With particular strengths in the study of Christianity, Judaism, American religions, Islam, secularism, Buddhism, and other Asian religions, the Department of Religious Studies emphasizes descriptive, historical, and theoretical approaches to the study of religion.
Claris Harbon, Al Akhawayn University
Religious Studies Colloquium: Joseph Blankholm, "Is There a Secular Tradition? How Religious Studies Can Help Us Understand Secular People”
Joseph Blankholm, University of California-Santa Barbara
Annette Yoshiko Reed, New York University
Islam is a concise and readable survey of the history of Islam from the birth of Muhammad in seventh century Arabia to the differing situations of Muslims throughout today's world.
Architects of Buddhist Leisure: Socially Disengaged Buddhism in Asia’s Museum, Monuments, and Amusement Parks
Buddhism, often described as an austere religion that condemns desire, promotes denial, and idealizes the contemplative life, actually has a thriving leisure culture in Asia.
This book examines a literary form within the Bible that has slipped through the cracks of modern scholarship: the mixing of song and story in biblical narrative.
Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words examines modern and premodern Buddhist monastic education traditions in Laos and Thailand.
Manga and anime (illustrated serial novels and animated films) are highly influential Japanese entertainment media that boast tremendous domestic consumption as well as worldwide distribution and a
From Mulberry Leaves to Silk Scrolls is a multidisciplinary consideration of Asian manuscripts.
In a world of relentless and often violent change, what does it take for a culture to survive?
Light upon Light: Essays in Islamic Thought and History in Honor of Gerhard Bowering brings together studies that explore the richness of Islamic intellectual life in the pre-modern period