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So You’re Not a Priest? Scholars Explain What They Do to Outsiders: James Crossley

In this series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars to talk about how they describe what they do to outsiders by sharing a story or two, and reflect on how this has affected their identity as scholars of religion. For other … Continue reading

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Theorizing Religion in the Age of Trump: James Crossley

The election of Donald Trump has given rise to new kind of politics that has already increased tensions between competing groups, including religious groups over issues such as public education, science funding, and a proposed travel ban impacting several Muslim … Continue reading

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You Say Spiritual; They Say Political

* This post originally appear on the Culture on the Edge blog. by Steven Ramey We often assume that actions are either political or spiritual, that those two categories are easily discernible and inherently distinct, but are they different? At … Continue reading

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God and the State: How Bombing IS(IS/IL) Gets Justified (Biblically)

by James Crossley * This post originally appeared on the author’s blog, Harnessing Chaos: History, Politics and Critical Biblical Studies. An old anarchist critique of the state and its institutions is that its power depends on the idea of God … Continue reading

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