In the News: Hasidim, Mormons, Borges and more!

In the News: Hasidim, Mormons, Borges and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Excerpt: American Canyon

Excerpt: American Canyon

An excerpt from American Canyon by Amarnath Ravva.
The Reformation Will Be Televised: On ISIS,  Religious Authority and the Allure of Textual Simplicity

The Reformation Will Be Televised: On ISIS, Religious Authority and the Allure of Textual Simplicity

The religious fundamentalism of ISIS is not evidence that Islam needs a Reformation, but that one has already occurred by Suzanne Schneider.
The Patient Body: Tending to One Another

The Patient Body: Tending to One Another

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
Review: Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo

Review: Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey in the Congo

Jared Malsin reviews  Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo by Anjan Sundaram.
The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Dark Dungeons

The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Dark Dungeons

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
Review: Season of the Witch

Review: Season of the Witch

Don Jolly reviews Peter Bebergal's new book, Season of the Witch.
Review: Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Review: Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Patrick Blanchfield reviews Mary-Jane Rubenstein's new book, Worlds Without End.
In the News: Captain America, Serpents, Google's Gods and much more!

In the News: Captain America, Serpents, Google’s Gods and much more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
The Patient Body: Moral Highs and Lows

The Patient Body: Moral Highs and Lows

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
Turning the Uyghur East

Turning the Uyghur East

Umar Farooq reports from Pakistan and China on the history and present of Uyghur Muslims.
Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality?

Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality?

And interview with Professor Josef Sorett about the launch of Columbia University's Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice.