Category Archives: Politics and Religion

(Not) In My Name (Israel)

by Zachary Braiterman * This post originally appeared on the author’s blog, Jewish Philosophy Place. A meme going around Jewish left circles has the speaker declare that the State of Israel and/or the war in Gaza and/or the State of … Continue reading

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Islamophobia and Antisemitism

by Tenzan Eaghll In a hundred years from now when historians and scholars of religion look back on the perceptions of Muslims between the later half of the 20th and the first half of the 21st Century I wonder what … Continue reading

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Religion Snapshots: Reflections on the Hobby Lobby Affair, Part 2

Religion Snapshots is a feature with the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blog, where a number of contributors are asked to briefly comment on popular news items or pressing theoretical issues in the field, especially those topics relating to definitions, classification and … Continue reading

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Religion Snapshots: Reflections on the Hobby Lobby Affair, Part 1

Religion Snapshots is a feature with the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blog, where a number of contributors are asked to briefly comment on popular news items or pressing theoretical issues in the field, especially those topics relating to definitions, classification … Continue reading

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Nationalist Myths, National Realities

by Matt Sheedy While much of the world is aware that today is America’s “birthday,” in commemoration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, considerably fewer know that “Canada Day” was celebrated this past Tuesday, … Continue reading

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“Zionism Unsettled” (Holocaust, Heresy & Christian Anti-Zionism at the Presbyterian Church USA)

by Zachary Braiterman Note: this post originally appeared on the author’s blog, Jewish Philosophy Place. Published by the Israel/Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church USA, the study guide “Zionism Unsettled” has been very much on people’s mind as they … Continue reading

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Who Supports Persecution?

by Steven Ramey * This post originally appeared on the Culture on the Edge blog. The persecution of Ahmadis has hit the news again with the killing of an American Ahmadi doctor in Pakistan last week while he was volunteering … Continue reading

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