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Notes from FSU’s 16th Graduate Student Symposium

(photo: Thomas Whitley) by Tim Burnside and Haley Iliff With the timely theme of Religion & Conflict, and during one of Tallahassee’s scarce weekends of tolerable weather, the Florida State University’s Department of Religion hosted its 16th annual graduate symposium. … Continue reading

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So You’re Not a Priest? Scholars Explain What They Do to Outsiders: Sher Afgan Tareen

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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What are you up to at this year’s AAR/SBL/NAASR Conference in Atlanta?

‪Tim Langille:‪ I’m going to both of the Religion, Holocaust, Genocide sessions, but am especially looking forward to a Monday session on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide. On Saturday, the Native Traditions in Americas is focusing on the Trail … Continue reading

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How Far Does This Love Take Us?

by Sher Afgan Tareen The recent 5-4 ruling in Obergefell vs. Hodges raised Justice Anthony Kennedy to a venerable stature amongst those who vigorously celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision. In arguing why same sex marriage ought to be a constitutional … Continue reading

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Why Paris Matters but Peshawar Does not: Moderate Muslims and the Invention of Disaster

by Sher Afgan Tareen On December 16th, nine members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e- Taliban killed one hundred and thirty-two students attending Army Public School at Peshawar, wiping out the entire 9th grade except one boy who overslept and fortuitously skipped … Continue reading

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