Tag Archives: Imagining Religion

Religious Affects: Animality, Evolution, and Power: An Interview with Donovan O. Schaefer, Part 1

The following is an interview with Donovan O. Schaefer based on his new book, Religious Affects: Animality, Evolution, and Power (2015), with Duke University Press. An excerpt from the book can be found here. Part two of this interview can … Continue reading

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It’s Cold as *$#%! How Cold? Colder than Mars!

by Matt Sheedy Talk about the unusually cold weather in North America (U.S. and Canadian parts, that is) is all the rage of late in mainstream and social media, what with record cold in the Southern U.S., thousands of cancelled flights, and … Continue reading

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Why Would They Do It If They Don’t Believe?

The idea that “belief” is at the center of those institutions and cultural practices we typically identify as “religious” is highly problematic. It’s an ongoing struggle to disrupt this common (Protestant) assumption in the classroom. To illustrate the gap between … Continue reading

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