Geoffrey Pollick analyzes the use of ritual in Jill Soloway's television show "Transparent."
Donovan O. Schaefer reviews
Alpha God: The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression by Hector A. Garcia.
Anand Venkatkrishnan reviews Religion, Science, and Empire by Peter Gottschalk.
Fouad Halbouni reviews Islam in Liberalism by Joseph Massad.
Patrick Blanchfield on free speech, religion, and violence in Garland and Paris.
Suzanne Schneider asks new and important questions about the life and work of Muhammad Asad.
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.
Shruti Devgan reviews the play "Kultar's Mime" about the 1984 massacre of Sikhs in India.
And interview with Professor Josef Sorett about the launch of Columbia University's Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice.