Biblical Studies

Biblical Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of the Bible about their new books.

Robert D. Heaton, "The Shepherd of Hermas As Scriptura Non Grata: From Popularity in Early Christianity to Exclusion from the New Testament Canon" (Rowman & Littlefield, 2023)

June 16, 2024

The Shepherd of Hermas As Scriptura Non Grata

Robert D. Heaton
Catherine Michael Chin, "Life: The Natural History of an Early Christian Universe" (U California Press, 2024)

June 9, 2024

Life

Catherine Michael Chin
Hosted by Michael Motia
Buddhist Studies

Buddhist Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Buddhism about their new books.

The Religious Landscape of Taiwan: A Discussion with Yushuang Yao

June 21, 2024

The Religious Landscape of Taiwan

Yushuang Yao
Cameron Bailey and Aleksandra Wenta, "Tibetan Magic: Past and Present" (Bloomsbury, 2024)

June 21, 2024

Tibetan Magic

Cameron Bailey and Aleksandra Wenta
Hosted by Jue Liang
Catholic Studies

Catholic Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Catholicism about their new books.

Genji Yasuhira, "Catholic Survival in the Dutch Republic: Agency in Coexistence and the Public Sphere in Utrecht, 1620-1672" (Amsterdam UP, 2024)

June 21, 2024

Catholic Survival in the Dutch Republic

Genji Yasuhira
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Carlos M. N. Eire, "They Flew: A History of the Impossible" (Yale UP, 2023)

June 16, 2024

They Flew

Carlos M. N. Eire
Hosted by Meghan Cochran
Christian Studies

Christian Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Christianity about their new books.

Genji Yasuhira, "Catholic Survival in the Dutch Republic: Agency in Coexistence and the Public Sphere in Utrecht, 1620-1672" (Amsterdam UP, 2024)

June 21, 2024

Catholic Survival in the Dutch Republic

Genji Yasuhira
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Indian Religions

Indian Religions

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Indian religions about their new books.

Suganya Anandakichenin, "For My Blemishless Lord: Commentaries on Tiruppāṇāḻvār's Amalaṉ Āti Pirāṉ" (de Gruyter, 2023)

June 20, 2024

For My Blemishless Lord

Suganya Anandakichenin
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Carl Ernst and Patrick D'Silva, "Breathtaking Revelations: The Science of Breath from 'The Fifty Kamarupa Verses' to Hazrat Inayat Khan" (Suluk Press, 2024)

June 14, 2024

Breathtaking Revelations

Carl Ernst and Patrick D'Silva
Hosted by Shobhana Xavier
Islamic Studies

Islamic Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Islam about their new books.

Critical Muslim Studies: Post Orientalism

June 19, 2024

Critical Muslim Studies: Post Orientalism

Salman Sayyid
Hosted by Radio Reorient
Tahera Qutbuddin, trans., "Nahj al-Balāghah: The Wisdom and Eloquence of ʿAlī" (Brill, 2024)

June 18, 2024

Nahj al-Balāghah: The Wisdom and Eloquence of ʿAlī

Tahera Qutbuddin, trans.
Hosted by SherAli Tareen
Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Judaism about their new books.

William W. Hagen, "Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland, 1914-1920" (Cambridge UP, 2018)

June 19, 2024

Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland, 1914-1920

William W. Hagen
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Anat Kidron and Shuli Linder Yarkony, "The Jewish Community of Acre in Mandatory Palestine: The Story of a Forgotten Community" (de Gruyter, 2024)

June 18, 2024

The Jewish Community of Acre in Mandatory Palestine

Anat Kidron and Shuli Linder Yarkony
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Religion

Religion

episodes

Interviews with scholars of religion about their new books.

The Religious Landscape of Taiwan: A Discussion with Yushuang Yao

June 21, 2024

The Religious Landscape of Taiwan

Yushuang Yao
Cameron Bailey and Aleksandra Wenta, "Tibetan Magic: Past and Present" (Bloomsbury, 2024)

June 21, 2024

Tibetan Magic

Cameron Bailey and Aleksandra Wenta
Hosted by Jue Liang
Secularism

Secularism

episodes

Interviews with scholars of secularism about their new books.

Todd H. Weir, "Red Secularism: Socialism and Secularist Culture in Germany 1890 to 1933" (Cambridge UP, 2023)

June 16, 2024

Red Secularism

Todd H. Weir
Hosted by Crawford Gribben
Nivedita Menon, "Secularism As Misdirection: Critical Thought from the Global South" (Duke UP, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Secularism As Misdirection

Nivedita Menon
Hosted by Arnav Adhikari
Spiritual Practice and Mindfulness

Spiritual Practice and Mindfulness

episodes

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

The Enlightenment of the Body, with Naomi Worth

June 9, 2024

The Enlightenment of the Body

Naomi Worth
Hosted by Pierce Salguero
World Christianity

World Christianity

episodes

Interviews with scholars of World Christianity about their new books.

Gale L. Kenny, "Christian Imperial Feminism: White Protestant Women and the Consecration of Empire" (NYU Press, 2024)

June 13, 2024

Christian Imperial Feminism

Gale L. Kenny
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Jonathan A. Seitz, "Protestant Missionaries in China: Robert Morrison and Early Sinology" (U Notre Dame Press, 2024)

June 3, 2024

Protestant Missionaries in China

Jonathan A. Seitz
Hosted by Byung Ho Choi