A Good Book with Prof. Richard Newton

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The tenth episode in our A Good Book series has been posted to Vimeo, featuring Prof. Richard Newton discussing Wilfred Cantwell Smith’s book, What is Scripture?

Take a look…

Interested in learning more about Prof. Newton?
Watch his appearance on our other series, ar·ti·facts

Another Good Book with Prof. Michael Altman

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The tenth installment in our A Good Book series is now on vimeo! This episode revisits Prof. Michael Altman as he shares yet another influential book, The Invention of World Religions by Tomoko Masuzawa. Be sure to give it a watch!

Another Good Book with Prof. Altman from UA Religious Studies.

A Good Book with Prof. Jacobs

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The latest episode in our A Good Book series has just been uploaded to Vimeo! This video features Prof. Steve Jacobs and his discussion of a particular Torah scroll that was recovered from Nazi collections and has now been brought to Tuscaloosa’s Temple Emanu-El. You can read more about the story in this Tuscaloosa News article.

A Good Book with Prof. Jacobs from UA Religious Studies.

A Good Book with Prof. Loewen

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The seventh episode in our A Good Book series is now on Vimeo! This video features our newest faculty member, Prof. Nathan Loewen and his discussion of Jacques Derrida’s book Monolingualism of the Other.

Want to learn more about Prof. Loewen? Check out an interview blog post here, and a video here.

A Good Book with Prof. Loewen from UA Religious Studies.

A Good Book with Prof. Ramey

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The next video in our A Good Book series has been uploaded! The fifth episode of our second season features Prof. Steven Ramey and his discussion of Gyanendra Pandey’s book The Construction of Communalism in Colonial North India.

A Good Book with Prof. Ramey from UA Religious Studies.

A Good Book with Prof. Rollens

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The next video in our A Good Book series has been uploaded and is ready for viewing! The fourth episode of our newest series features Prof. Sarah Rollens and her discussion of James C. Scott’s book Domination and the Arts of Resistance.

A Good Book with Prof. Rollens from UA Religious Studies.

A Good Book with Prof. Altman

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The next video in our A Good Book series has been uploaded and is ready for viewing! The third installment of our newest series features Prof. Mike Altman as he discusses Richard King’s  book Orientalism and Religion, including the experience of meeting the author himself, who gave our annual Aronov Lecture last year. Enjoy!

A Good Book with Prof. Altman from UA Religious Studies.