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(Courses) Syracuse Department of Religion (Fall 2017)

 

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The Place of Religion in Film (Islam & Judaism) (Conference Notes)

Here are some quick notes from the recent Place of Religion in Film conference at Syracuse, organized by my friend and colleague Gail Hamner. What caught my attention was the prominence of Jews and Muslims, especially in relation to gender, in … Continue reading

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(Conference) The Place of Religion in Film (Syracuse University)

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE MARCH 31 – APRIL 1 2017 Friday 9 – 10:40 a.m. (3) Panel 1 Reinhartz, Religion, Body and Place inFélix et Meira (Quebec, 2014) Shenker, That made me a woman: On body and gender representations in Israel’s religious-community films-making … Continue reading

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Huston Smith (LSD & Religion)

Is there a future for religion without it? Confirming a long held suspicion of mine about the impact of LSD on the emergence of religion/spirituality in the postwar period in the United States is the sheer amount of attention given … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with Revolutionary Love at the AAR (Laura Levitt)

This year the theme at the American Academy of Religion took a robust theological turn, focused on “revolutionary love.” Does such a rubric make room for non-Christians? Is the AAR losing its way? Responding to a keynote address by Michelle … Continue reading

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Mineral (Inorganic Purple)

Correct me if I’m wrong but this big purple slab of quartz is an Amethyst crystal. It’s in the Hall of Minerals at the Museum of Natural History. It sits there, strangely illuminated in the dark, illuminated from an external … Continue reading

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(Syracuse) Job Announcement (American Religion & Critical Theory)

The Department of Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Religion to begin August 2017. We seek a colleague who works on contemporary religion on … Continue reading

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