Spirituality [transcript]

Spirituality Podcast with Boaz Huss and Steven Sutcliffe (11 June 2018). Interviewed by David G. Robertson. Transcribed by Helen Bradstock. Audio and transcript available at: Huss and Sutcliffe – Spirituality 1.1 David Robertson (DR): Spirituality is a term with enormous currency in contemporary discourse in religion but, despite this, it remains under-theorised. Little consideration is given […]

The Hugging Guru: Amma and Trans-nationalism [transcript]

The Hugging Guru: Amma and Trans-nationalism Podcast with Marianne Qvortrup Fibiger (12 November 2018). Interviewed by Sammy Bishop. Transcribed by Helen Bradstock. Audio and transcript available at: Qvortrup_Fibiger-_The_Hugging_Guru_1.1 Sammy Bishop (SB): Hello. I’m Sammy Bishop. I’m here at the EASR conference in Bern. I am here with Marianne Qvortrup Fibiger, who is Associate Professor at […]

What is Mindfulness? A Critical Religious Studies Approach [transcript]

What is Mindfulness? A Critical Religious Studies Approach Podcast with Ville Husgafvel (15 April 2019). Interviewed by Chris Cotter. Transcribed by Helen Bradstock. Audio and transcript available at: Husgafvel_-_What_is_Mindfulness_1.1 Chris Cotter (CC): Anyone who spends any time on line or on social media these days, hasn’t managed to avoid adverts for different mindfulness applications and […]

Season 9: 2019-2020

September 23, 2019 Podcast Natural Selection In the Evolution of Religion In this week’s podcast, professor Armin Geertz outlines an answer elaborating on the arguments presented in his co-authored book The Emergence and Evolution of Religion by Means of Natural Selection. He argues that there are multilevel selection processes that happen within different sociocultural formations, […]

The Science of Prayer: Genealogies and Biopolitics [transcript]

The Science of Prayer: Genealogies and Biopolitics Podcast with John Lardas Modern (22 June 2020). Interviewed by David McConeghy. Transcribed by Helen Bradstock. Audio and transcript available at: http://www.religiousstudiesproject.com/podcast/the-science-of-prayer-genealogies-and-biopolitics/ David McConeghy (DMcC): Welcome. My name is David McConeghy. And today I’m joined by Professor John Lardas Modern, who teaches at Franklin and Marshall College, and […]

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 20 May 2020

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find one journal call for papers, one call for chapters, one prize, one online event, and one PhD position opportunities.

Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 39!) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

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Discourse! March 2020 with Theo Wildcroft, Dan Gorman, & Vivian Asimos

In this month’s episode of Discourse!, Theo Wildcroft, Dan Gorman and special emergency guest Vivian Asimos discuss the US Supreme Court’s relationship to Christianity, how the Independent dealt with criticism of a review of a book critical of paganism, and religion, abuse and the idea of a ‘witch hunt’ in yoga and academia. Oh and something called coronavirus?

Andrea R. Jain

Andrea R. Jain, Ph.D. is associate professor of religious studies at the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts in Indianapolis, editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, and author of Selling Yoga: From Counterculture to Pop Culture (Oxford University Press, 2014). Her second monograph, Peace, Love, Yoga: The Politics of Global Spirituality, […]

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 25 February 2020

Welcome to another edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find two conference call for papers, three journal call for papers, six job, and three event opportunities. Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. We […]

After Secularization: Unbelief in Europe

“Since the 1960s, critiques of scientific rationalism and technocracy have not withered away but have only expanded and have, in the process, diffused from the libertarian left to the new populist right,” writes Professor Dick Houtman in this response to our December 2nd episode, “Unbelief as a Nuanced Phenomenon.”

Religious Studies Digest – 22 January 2020

Welcome to a jam-packed edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find one publication, five conference call for papers, four event, one resource, four fellowship and summer program, one journal call for papers, one funding, one conference and two job opportunities.

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 19 November 2019

Welcome back to the latest edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will one award, one event, three journal calls for papers, three jobs and fellowships, and six conference calls for papers opportunities.

Welcome back to the latest edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will one award, one event, three journal calls for papers, three jobs and fellowships, and six conference calls for papers opportunities.

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 29 October 2019

Welcome back to the latest edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will two journal call for papers, three events, and two job opportunities. Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon–and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons […]

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 16 October 2019

Welcome back to the latest edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! We have a packed digest for you this week, you will find three conferences, five events, seven conference calls for papers, one journal call for papers, and three job opportunities.

Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon–and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 39!) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 17 September 2019

Welcome back to the latest edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find one conference call for papers, two events, one job, one workshop, and one journal call for papers opportunities.

Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon–and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 40!) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.