Talking Religion at 30,000 Feet

Religion Enters the Academy: The Origins of the Scholarly Study of Religion in America by James Turner University of Georgia Press , 2011 I lie a lot on airplanes. Not in any way that should upset the TSA or anything like that—just to the question “What do you do?” I don’t like admitting to strangers … Continue reading Talking Religion at 30,000 Feet

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Engines of Change and Chronology in American Religious History

Cross-posted from Religion in American History While we are all aflutter over this weekends' American Academy of Religion, I would ask us to take a moment and turn our attention to another scholarly society--the American Society of Church History. Earlier this month the ASCH launched its very own blog that is open to contributions from … Continue reading Engines of Change and Chronology in American Religious History

Narrativity in American Religions, Transmedia, and me on Hinduism: Panels I Plan to Check Out at the AAR

The American Academy of Religion is nearly here! Over at Religion in American History, Kelly Baker has put together a great list of panels on religion in America. Also, Kelly and I will be tweeting our observations, thoughts, and snark throughout the weekend. Due to the limited travel budget of a Ph.D. candidate (who already … Continue reading Narrativity in American Religions, Transmedia, and me on Hinduism: Panels I Plan to Check Out at the AAR

2011 Cliopatria Awards: My blog’s not great but maybe you could nominate my tweets

The 2011 Cliopatria Awards are now open for nominations. These awards are given out for the best bloggers, blogs, and posts in the field of history. But this year there is a new category: Best Twitter Feed. I'm not going lie, I'd love it if you nominated my feed for this award. I'm not sayin', I'm … Continue reading 2011 Cliopatria Awards: My blog’s not great but maybe you could nominate my tweets