A Conversation with Shannon Taggart: Photographer of Séances, Spirits and Ectoplasm

A Conversation with Shannon Taggart: Photographer of Séances, Spirits and Ectoplasm

Don Jolly profiles spirit photographer Shannon Taggart.
Poems in the Style and Spirit of Kabir

Poems in the Style and Spirit of Kabir

Poems written in the style and spirit of Kabir by students in Professor Patton Burchett’s “Religions of India” course at New York University.
Religion and Press Freedom in the Digital Age – Part One: Information on Trial

Religion and Press Freedom in the Digital Age – Part One: Information on Trial

The first in a series of posts on issues at the intersection of press freedom, religion, digital media and politics by Natasja Sheriff.
What’s wrong with Googling loss?

What’s wrong with Googling loss?

Shruti Devgan finds what's missing in Google's promise to repair sacred losses.
Churches of Pain and Pleasure: Nymphomaniac's Theology

Churches of Pain and Pleasure: Nymphomaniac’s Theology

Ethan Poe on what's truly provocative about Lars von Trier's new film "Nymphomaniac" -- its psychological theology.
Erbil to Aleppo: Kurdistan, Islam and the Syrian War

Erbil to Aleppo: Kurdistan, Islam and the Syrian War

Jenna Krajeski reports from Iraqi Kurdistan, where young Kurds are crossing the border to fight in Syria.
All Aboard the Ark: Rainbow Warriors vs. Climate Zombies

All Aboard the Ark: Rainbow Warriors vs. Climate Zombies

Competing claims about religion and the future of the planet on board Noah's Ark by Brook Wilensky-Lanford.
The Patient Body: Wakeful Unawareness

The Patient Body: Wakeful Unawareness

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Monster in my Pocket

The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Monster in my Pocket

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
The Hindus, Hitler, and the Politics of Looking Forward

The Hindus, Hitler, and the Politics of Looking Forward

Drew Thomases on censorship, nationalism, and memory in Indian publishing and electoral politics.
Noah: Story and Medium

Noah: Story and Medium

David Morgan gives us a picture of what's really going on with literalist objections to the new movie "Noah."
Turmoil at Al-Azhar: Religion, Politics, and the Egyptian State

Turmoil at Al-Azhar: Religion, Politics, and the Egyptian State

Jared Malsin on the religious and political stakes of upheaval at Egypt's Al-Azhar University.