Tag Archives: Censorship

Blessed Are the Merciful: Religion, Power, and Pussy Riot

Last month I wrote about how the Russian Orthodox Church joined forces with the Kremlin in supporting Bashar al-Assad’s regime in the Syrian civil war.  The Russian Orthodox Church, I suggested, was pursuing this course not because of their commitment … Continue reading

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Standards and Censorship

The recent discussion in the blog-o-sphere about Roland Boer’s controversial SBL paper title (see Deane Galbraith’s recent Bulletin post for the details) raises important questions about what sort of professional standards scholars should strive towards. Standards are both necessary and … Continue reading

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