Posts tagged "scott korb"
An American Muslim University

An American Muslim University

Hussein Rashid interviewed Scott Korb about his new book, Light without Fire. We've got the audio.
Daily Links: Today's Soap Box

Daily Links: Today’s Soap Box

What promised land? What medical ethics? What radical Muslims? What orphans? A quick guide to righteous media this week.
Daily Links: Brave Old World Edition

Daily Links: Brave Old World Edition

What we're consuming.
Light Without Fire: The Making of America's First Muslim College

Light Without Fire: The Making of America’s First Muslim College

An excerpt from Scott Korb's fantastic new book Light Without Fire: The Making of America's First Muslim College.

Daily Links: Briefly

Don't miss in media res' fantastic series of events, "Religious Representations on Television," from today through Friday.  See here for details. Kathryn Joyce, The Revealer's first managing editor, interviews David Clohessy, national director of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) on the Catholic Church's new tactic for silencing the group in court.

Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post-911 Injustice, Tuesday Sept. 13

Catch The Revealer books editor Scott Korb moderating an event tomorrow night at Gallatin (Jerry H. Labowitz Theater for the Performing Arts, 1 Washington Place) at 7 pm. The panel will include Alia Malek, editor of Patriot ActsAdama Bah, Noor Elashi (daughter of Ghassan Elashi, who's been placed in a "Communications...

The Urgency and the Lunacy

A Q&A with biographer Deborah Baker, author of The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism, released last month by Greywolf Press. by Ashley Baxstrom When biographer Deborah Baker came across a collection of letters at the New York Public Library, she opened a window into a particularly complex life. The letters told the...

The Revealer Family, Published

It's been a great week for readers, thanks to a suite of articles by members of The Revealer's family of writers.  Covering issues from reality-based food to women's travel, from the health care crisis to Zionist activism to religious compounds in Missouri, we're proud to have such talented and diverse writers' names to drop! Former Revealer...

Misinterpreting the Legacy of the 1960s

Part of The Revealer’s series on the John Jay report, The Causes and Context of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests in the United States, 1950-2010. by Scott Korb For a good part of the past four years, I met every other week with a former Ursuline nun – let’s call her “Josefa” – to talk...

Report on Sex Abuse in the Roman Catholic Church


With commentary from FRANCES KISSLING, AMANDA MARCOTTE, ELIZABETH CASTELLI, SCOTT KORB, MARY VALLE, PETER BEBERGAL, JACK DOWNEY

“Life in Year One” Paperback Release

Scott Korb on what life was like in first century Palestine. Life in Year One, now in paperback.

The Past upon Its Throne

by Scott Korb A look at Jill Lepore’s The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party’s Revolution and the Battle over American History In her recent book, The Whites of Their Eyes, Harvard historian and regular New Yorker contributor Jill Lepore takes a close look at the Tea Party and calls it fundamentalist. The...