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  • Anointed with Oil – Response by Matthew Hedstrom July 11, 2019 Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of four responses to Darren Dochuk’s Anointed with Oil: How Christianity and Crude Made Modern America, the subject of a roundtable discussion held at UVA in April 2019. The other three responses are by Brittany Acors, Kathleen Flake, and Kevin Stewart Rose, and Dochuk offered a response to the responses as ... Read more »
  • Anointed with Oil – Response by Kevin Stewart Rose July 9, 2019 Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of four responses to Darren Dochuk’s Anointed with Oil: How Christianity and Crude Made Modern America, the subject of a roundtable discussion held at UVA in April 2019. The other three responses are by Brittany Acors, Kathleen Flake, and Matthew Hedstrom, and Dochuk offered a response to the responses as ... Read more »
  • Jane Little on Faith and Violence for the BBC May 29, 2019 Religion and Its Publics’ own Jane Little recently produced a three-part series for the BBC entitled “Fork in the Road.” The series is a meditation on faith and doubt, as told through the stories of people who have confronted profound challenges that have shaped their belief, or unbelief. The third and final episode is called “Two ... Read more »
  • Jane Little on Faith and Sexuality for the BBC May 27, 2019 Religion and Its Publics’ own Jane Little recently produced a three-part series for the BBC entitled “Fork in the Road.” The series is a meditation on faith and doubt, as told through the stories of people who have confronted profound challenges that have shaped their belief, or unbelief. The second episode is called “My faith and ... Read more »
  • Jane Little on Faith and War for the BBC May 24, 2019 Religion and Its Publics’ own Jane Little recently produced a three-part series for the BBC entitled “Fork in the Road.” The series is a meditation on faith and doubt, as told through the stories of people who have confronted profound challenges that have shaped their belief, or unbelief. The first episode is called “Two journeys out ... Read more »
  • Elisabeth Becker-Topkara on Diyanet Mosque fire for the Washington Post May 20, 2019 Elisabeth Becker-Topkara, postdoctoral fellow for the Religion and Its Publics project, recently published another piece in the Washington Post on the most recent attack against a place of worship: her husband’s mosque. “I think of how such acts devalue the lives of those close to my heart, from our dear family friends to my own husband and son. ... Read more »