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Philosophy & Religion

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  • 5
    Oct

    2020

    Bridging the Horizons: Paul and the White...

    The discussion of privilege, especially, “white privilege” is a hot button subject that gets routinely discussed in news commentary, social media, in sociology classes, or anywhere where race is a...

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  • 17
    Sep

    2020

    Are We Slaves to Our Genes?

    The term ‘slaves’ has taken on fresh and emotive resonances during the year 2020. Such resonances were far from my mind when choosing the title of this book – Are We Slaves to Our Genes? –...

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  • 17
    Sep

    2020

    How Kabbalah went viral

    The impetus behind the shaping of this book was my desire to experience the process of writing narrative history. And indeed, the story of modern Kabbalah is both compelling and instructive for grasping...

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  • 21
    Jul

    2020

    COVID, Crisis and the Nature of Religion

    What is the nature of human religiosity? For much of the 19th and 20th centuries, psychologists treated this area of human life as a disposition – something Gordon Allport termed a ‘sentiment’.[1]...

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  • 3
    Jul

    2020

    In the Footsteps of Thoreau

    Many people I know have been out walking more, since COVID-19 upended our routines and transformed our daily lives. For a while, during the first shutdown, the activity of walking was the only way in...

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  • 29
    Jun

    2020

    Vision, Gaze, and Islamic Objects

    Imagine it’s the middle of the fourteenth century, and you fall from the sky, landing in the heart of medieval Cairo. I’m assuming we’re all historians of religion, so upon arrival you immediately...

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  • 25
    Jun

    2020

    Resistance in the Time of Coronavirus

    “I can’t breathe” is the phrase that will define 2020. It captures the fear of the coronavirus that attacks the respiratory system of those who contract it and they were the last words of George...

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  • 22
    Jun

    2020

    Harms, Benefits, and Trade-Offs in a Pandemic

    A crucial topic in moral philosophy involves the aggregation and comparison of harms and benefits.  How many, for instance, minor headaches relieved is worth a single human life?  How many people...

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