An excerpt from Classifying Christians: Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity by Todd S. Berzon.
“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine. This month: Bathrooms, civil rights legislation, and holding it.
Part one of a three-part series on religious violence by Suzanne Schneider. This month: Nothing is inherent.
Becky Garrison reports on events in Germany commemorating the 500 year anniversary of the Reformation.
Patton Burchett reviews Bodies of Song: Kabir Oral Traditions and Performative Worlds in North India by Linda Hess.
Patrick Blanchfield considers the limits of identity politics, law, and compassion in light of "Blue Lives Matter" legislation in Louisiana.
Anand Venkatkrishnan shares his translations of medieval Sanskrit poems set in new contexts.
Geoffrey Pollick reviews a book about the Coen brothers alongside their new movie, Hail, Caesar!.
“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine. This month: Religious sensitivity training that masks, rather than fixes, problems in our healthcare system.