Brian Collins

Brian Collins is an Associate Professor and the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy at Ohio University. He is the author of The Head Beneath the Altar: Hindu Mythology and the Critique of Sacrifice and various essays on Hinduism and the study of religion. His second book, The Other Rāma: Matricide and Varṇicide in the Mythology of Paraśurāma is forthcoming from SUNY Press.

Contributions by Brian Collins

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Representations of Religious Studies in Popular Culture

Given that popular cultural representations are more likely to shape public perceptions about what the study of religion is and who does it than either direct experience in the classroom or statistics about graduation rates and job placements, we hope that you will agree that we should try to understand what these perceptions are. In this podcast, Chris speaks with Professors Brian Collins and Kristen Tobey about this fascinating and important topic.

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