Posts tagged "religious studies"
In the News: Senselessness, Stereotypes, Slayer and more!

In the News: Senselessness, Stereotypes, Slayer and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
The Second To Last Twentieth Century Book Club

The Second To Last Twentieth Century Book Club

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
Dangerous Games

Dangerous Games

Don Jolly reviews Dangerous Games by Joseph P. Laycock
In The News: Talal Asad, Taylor Swift, Turbans, and more!

In The News: Talal Asad, Taylor Swift, Turbans, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
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.
Chapel Perilous: Notes From The New York Occult Revival

Chapel Perilous: Notes From The New York Occult Revival

Don Jolly reports on New Yorkers attempting to revive and study the occult.

The Religious Uses of Marshall McLuhan

by S. Brent Plate In the midst of media hoopla about another technology being laid to rest--namely the end of the space shuttle program--there was a lesser-told story in the news this week about the centenary of one of the more technologically engaged and provocative thinkers of recent years: Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980). Coming from a background...