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On The Politics of Spirit: An Interview with Tim Murphy (Part 2)

(This is part 2 of a two-part interview with Tim Murphy about his new book, The Politics of Spirit; see part 1 here.) Craig Martin: In your book you argue that the Eurocentrism or ethnocentrism of the phenomenology of religion … Continue reading

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On The Politics of Spirit: An Interview with Tim Murphy (Part 1)

Tim Murphy is currently Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His books include Nietzsche, Metaphor, Religion (SUNY Press, 2001) … Continue reading

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Religion and Spirit at The Huffington Post

In a recent piece for Religion Nerd (“The Nonpocalypse as Postmodern Ritual”), I mistook Ben Ritz’s snarky Huffington Post satire of the Family Radio preacher, Harold Camping (“Rapture Occurs, But No One Worth Saving”), for actual news coverage. Given the … Continue reading

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