For scholars of religion and others interested in the practice, pedagogy, history, and theory of religious studies.
Syllabus for a level 2 course on Health, Healing and Religion: Comparative Views. To be taught online Fall 2020.
Please contact me if you want more details of the online content (there are 4 short videos per module, plus other resources)
Christopher Joseph Helali deposited ‘The Only Logic of Trident is Omnicide’: Christopher Helali interviews Peace Activist Martha Hennessy in the group Religious Studies on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Interview with Martha Hennessy, the granddaughter of Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker, on her life, her anti-nuclear and peace activism, and ongoing trial as part of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7.
Carrie Love started the topic Fellowship CfA: “Rethinking Premodern Jewish Legal Cultures” 2021-22 Katz Center in the discussion Religious Studies on Humanities Commons 2 months ago
Application Deadline: October 12, 2020
The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to open a call for applications for the first of two successive fellowship years devoted to Jews and the law:
Jews and the LawYear 1: Rethinking Premodern Jewish Legal…[Read more]
Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein shows us how to use the Hebrew language as a model for understanding the differences between similar words
I was intrigued by the title of this book. Finally, I thought, the Western academia has come to terms with the incorporeality of the individual soul as presented in Indian philosophy. Richard Swinburne’s introduction dispelled my delusions. He proposes that individuals are not bodies but are souls and implies that these souls have properties and t…[Read more]
Zusammenfassung – Prä-Astronautik oder Paläo-SETI präsentiert sich als grenzwissenschafliche Forschung über außerirdische Einﬂussnahme auf die menschliche Entwicklung. Sie beansprucht für sich, Anomalien in der Geschichte besser zu erklären als die einschlägigen Wissenschafen wie z. B. die Archäologie oder Indologie. Die Schrifen Erich von Dä…[Read more]
Ancient astronaut speculation (also called paleo-SETI), often labeled pseudoscience or modern myth, still awaits in-depth research. Focusing on Erich von Däniken and reconstructing his views on god and cosmology from scattered statements throughout his books, this article analyzes his attitudes toward science and religion as well as his concepts…[Read more]
Inhaltsverzeichnis, Einleitung und Literaturverzeichnis meiner Dissertation // table of contents, introduction and literature sections of my PhD.
Dima Hurlbut deposited “Gobert Edet and the Entry of the RLDS Church into Southeastern Nigeria, 1962-1966,” Journal of Mormon History 45, no. 4 (2019): 81-104. in the group Religious Studies on Humanities Commons 3 months, 4 weeks ago
This is an article published in the Journal of Mormon History 45, no. 4 (2019): 81-104.
Dima Hurlbut deposited “LDS Materials for the Study of Postcolonial Sub-Saharan Africa,” International Journal of African Historical Studies 52, no. 2 (2019): 301-310. in the group Religious Studies on Humanities Commons 3 months, 4 weeks ago
This is an article published in the International Journal of African Historical Studies 52, no. 2 (2019): 301-310.
Description of Paleo-SETI (ancient astronaut/ ancient alien narratives and theories) as a field of anomalistic inquiry, providing short summaries of its history, basic assumptions, methods, and problems
Throughout this book, Hernández Sandoval emphasizes the schism between the leadership of different Catholic parishes that supported conservative, anti-communist, and even military governments, and the missionaries who worked directly among the citizenry and who defied prevailing structural and political restraints and at times participated…[Read more]
This volume presents a case for how and why people in archaic and classical Greece worshipped Underworld gods.
These gods are often portrayed as malevolent and transgressive, giving an impression that ancient worshippers derived little or no benefit from developing ongoing relationships with them. In this book, the first book-length study that…[Read more]
This paper will look at the way the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem have utilised the theological narrative of marginalisation in their quest for identity and self-determination. The African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem are an expatriate black American group who have lived in Israel since 1969, when their spiritual leader, Detroit-born…[Read more]
This article looks at the field of Black Judaism, with a viewto understanding how scholars articulate the distinctionbetween Black Judaism and the Hebrew Israelite move-ment. The Hebrew Israelites are an autonomous AfricanAmerican movement who identify themselves as descen-dants of the Israelites and some of whom self-identify asJews, probably…[Read more]
Oral, Print, and Digital Cultures in World Christianity and the History of Mission
New College, University of Edinburgh, 25–27 June 2020
Proposals due: March 6, 2020
Registration deadline: March 30, 2020
The next meeting of the Yale-Edinburgh Group on World Christianity and the History of Mission will take place in New College, University of E…[Read more]
Religious practice is shaped by technology. Technological practice is shaped by religion. Since the early 1990s, this parallel formation has become visible through the internet and other digitally networked technologies, as the perception of a barrier between the digital and the non-digital dissolves. Fully rendered 3D temples and churches, prayer…[Read more]
Edmund Hayes started the topic Conference Call for Papers: Historicizing the Shiʿi hadith Corpus in the discussion Religious Studies on Humanities Commons 6 months, 4 weeks ago
Hosted by Leiden University Centre for Islam and Society (LUCIS) and Shiʿi Studies Unit, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London (IIS)
Date: June 24-26 2020
Location: Leiden University, the Netherlands
Convenors: Hassan Ansari, Edmund Hayes, Gurdofarid Miskinzoda
Abstract deadline: January 31st 2020
This conference will focus on…[Read more]
It is well known the harmful effects that savage capitalism has been causing to the environment since its introduction in a sphere in which a different logic and approach to nature are the essential conditions for the maintenance of the ecosystem and its complex relations between humans and non-human organisms. The amazon rainforest is a portion…[Read more]
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