Biblical Studies

Biblical Studies

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Interviews with scholars of the Bible about their new books.

Buddhist Studies

Buddhist Studies

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Interviews with scholars of Buddhism about their new books.

Wei Wu, "Esoteric Buddhism in China:  Engaging Japanese and Tibetan Traditions, 1912–1949" (Columbia UP, 2023)

May 17, 2024

Esoteric Buddhism in China

Wei Wu
Hosted by Jessica Zu
Richard M. Jaffe, "Seeking Sakyamuni: South Asia in the Formation of Modern Japanese Buddhism" (U Chicago Press, 2019)

May 5, 2024

Seeking Sakyamuni

Richard M. Jaffe
Hosted by Samee Siddiqui
Catholic Studies

Catholic Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Catholicism about their new books.

Lauren Horn Griffin, "Fabricating Founders in Early Modern England: History, Rhetoric, and the Origins of Christianity" (Brill, 2023)

May 14, 2024

Fabricating Founders in Early Modern England

Lauren Horn Griffin
Hosted by Allison Isidore
Jaime M. Pensado, "Love and Despair: How Catholic Activism Shaped Politics and the Counterculture in Modern Mexico" (U California Press, 2023)

May 12, 2024

Love and Despair

Jaime M. Pensado
Hosted by Piotr Kosicki
Christian Studies

Christian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Christianity about their new books.

Lauren Horn Griffin, "Fabricating Founders in Early Modern England: History, Rhetoric, and the Origins of Christianity" (Brill, 2023)

May 14, 2024

Fabricating Founders in Early Modern England

Lauren Horn Griffin
Hosted by Allison Isidore
Siân E. Grønlie, "The Old Testament in Medieval Icelandic Texts: Translation, Exegesis and Storytelling" (Boydell & Brewer, 2024)

May 13, 2024

The Old Testament in Medieval Icelandic Texts

Siân E. Grønlie
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Indian Religions

Indian Religions

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Indian religions about their new books.

Anusha Rao and Suhas Mahesh, "How to Love in Sanskrit" (HarperCollins, 2024)

May 16, 2024

How to Love in Sanskrit

Anusha Rao and Suhas Mahesh
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Karen Pechilis et al. ed., "Devotional Visualities: Seeing Bhakti in Indic Material Cultures" (Bloomsbury, 2023)

May 9, 2024

Devotional Visualities

Karen Pechilis, Amy-Ruth Holt et al. ed.
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Islamic Studies

Islamic Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Islam about their new books.

Ambereen Dadabhoy, "Shakespeare Through Islamic Worlds" (Routledge, 2023)

May 17, 2024

Shakespeare Through Islamic Worlds

Ambereen Dadabhoy
Sari Nusseibeh, "Avicenna's Al-Shifā': Oriental Philosophy" (Routledge, 2018)

May 16, 2024

Avicenna's Al-Shifā'

Sari Nusseibeh
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Judaism about their new books.

Assaf Tamari, "God as Patient: The Medical Discourse of Lurianic Kabbalah" (Magnes Press, 2023)

May 20, 2024

God as Patient

Assaf Tamari
Hosted by Yakir Englander
Daniel R Schwartz, "Ancient Jewish Historians and the German Reich: Seven Studies" (de Gruyter, 2024)

May 19, 2024

Ancient Jewish Historians and the German Reich

Daniel R Schwartz
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Religion

Religion

episodes

Interviews with scholars of religion about their new books.

Wei Wu, "Esoteric Buddhism in China:  Engaging Japanese and Tibetan Traditions, 1912–1949" (Columbia UP, 2023)

May 17, 2024

Esoteric Buddhism in China

Wei Wu
Hosted by Jessica Zu
Secularism

Secularism

episodes

Interviews with scholars of secularism about their new books.

Christopher Cameron, "Black Freethinkers: A History of African American Secularism" (Northwestern UP, 2019)

April 29, 2024

Black Freethinkers

Christopher Cameron
Stephen Bales and Wendi Arant Kaspar, "Serapis: The Sacred Library and Its Declericalization" (Library Juice Press, 2023)

October 12, 2023

Serapis

Stephen Bales and Wendi Arant Kaspar
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
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Spiritual Practice and Mindfulness

Spiritual Practice and Mindfulness

episodes

Interviews with scholars of spiritual practice and mindfulness about their new books.

Reiki and the Subtle Body, with Justin B. Stein

May 4, 2024

Reiki and the Subtle Body

Justin B. Stein
Hosted by Pierce Salguero
Holly Woods, "The Golden Thread: Where to Find Purpose in the Stages of Your Life" (New Degree Press, 2020)

March 29, 2024

The Golden Thread

Holly Woods
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin
World Christianity

World Christianity

episodes

Interviews with scholars of World Christianity about their new books.

Emily Conroy-Krutz, "Missionary Diplomacy: Religion and Nineteenth-Century American Foreign Relations" (Cornell UP, 2024)

March 24, 2024

Missionary Diplomacy

Emily Conroy-Krutz
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Cristina Rocha, "Cool Christianity: Hillsong and the Fashioning of Cosmopolitan Identities" (Oxford UP, 2024)

March 24, 2024

Cool Christianity

Cristina Rocha
Hosted by Jeff Adler