Posts tagged "academia"
In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

A round-up of recent religion & media news.

Israel Studies, A Form of Public Diplomacy?

“I know what the podium I stand behind represents, what Israel studies represents. I know this is a form of public diplomacy.” -- Amal Jamal, "Israeli-Arab" professor of political science, Tel-Aviv University, one of two Palestinian scholars (of a total of 300 attendees) at the annual meeting of the Association for Israel Studies...

God Lite 101

God should drop out of school and get a real job, according to a new book on the history of religious studies in the modern university. Not that the Lord did anything wrong; college just isn’t right for Him. According to D.G. Hart, scholarship is simply better suited to naturalism than to evaluating the claims of...