Professor Thomas has just published a co-authored article in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion titled "Why Scholars of Religion Must Investigate the Corporate Form." Here's t
Professor Butler wrote on political rallies, religious leadership, and the moral obligation to wear a mask over at NBC Think. Here's the way her piece starts:
Two doctoral students in Religious Studies have won Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships for the next academic year (2020-21).
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.
Across the humanities, a set of interrelated concepts - excess, becoming, the event - have gained purchase as analytical tools for thinking about power.
An anthology of essays, edited by Ali Usman Qasmi and Megan Eaton Robb, exploring Muslim criticism of the founding of Pakistan.
This wide-ranging and powerful book argues that Theravāda Buddhism provides ways of thinking about the self that can reinvigorate the humanities and offer broader insights into how to learn and how
This book constitutes a comprehensive investigation of the life and teachings of one of the most famous Sufis of the Iranian world.
Publication of the proceedings of the conference "Buddhist Narrative in Asia and Beyond" at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, August 2010, edited by Peter Skilling & Justin McDaniel.
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.
From Mulberry Leaves to Silk Scrolls is a multidisciplinary consideration of Asian manuscripts.
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.