Monthly Archives: December 2012

SORAAAD BookNotes with the Bulletin: Tanya Erzen, Fanpire, The Twilight Saga and the Women Who Love It

by Kelly Baker In 2008, I picked up the Twilight series because my youngest sister, then a teenager, happened to be reading them. I had just sent my dissertation to my advisor for final edits, and I wanted to read … Continue reading

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Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism: An Interview with James G. Crossley (Part 3 of 3)

(This is the third and final part of a three part interview with James G. Crossley. Part 1 can be found here, and Part 2 here.) Craig Martin: If I might press you on a point I found interesting and … Continue reading

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Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism: An Interview with James G. Crossley (Part 2 of 3)

(This is the second part of a three part interview with James G. Crossley. Part 1 can be found here.) Craig Martin: What elements of neoliberalism do you find most repugnant? Are you optimistic or pessimistic in the face of … Continue reading

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Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism: An Interview with James G. Crossley (Part 1 of 3)

I recently interviewed James G. Crossley—with a little help from Philip Tite—about James’ recent book, Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism: Quests, Scholarship and Ideology (Equinox, 2012). According to the book’s description, it “analyses the ideology underpinning scholarly and popular quests … Continue reading

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This Must Be How Jon Stewart Feels Every Day

by Donovan Schaefer Bill O’Reilly: It is a fact that Christianity is not a religion; it is a philosophy. If the government was saying that the Methodist religion deserves a special place in the public square I would be on … Continue reading

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