Asian Religions in America as an Ngram: Hinduism, Buddhism, and the Rammohun Spike

I decided to play around with Google's Ngram viewer and see what it might tell me about how Americans wrote about Asian religions. Click here for a bigger version of the graph. Here's what I noticed: 1. The most popular moment for Asian religions in America was in the 1820s and it most likely revolved … Continue reading Asian Religions in America as an Ngram: Hinduism, Buddhism, and the Rammohun Spike

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Social Media and the Religious Studies Classroom: Twitter as a Third Space

I have always said that the best time to experiment as a teacher is in graduate school. In many cases your course load is lighter than as an adjunct or tenure track faculty member and your student reviews won't go in your tenure file. Instead the bad ones can go in the recycling bin. There … Continue reading Social Media and the Religious Studies Classroom: Twitter as a Third Space