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15
Mar

An Author’s Travels through Saudi Arabia

By Loring M. Danforth, author of Crossing the Kingdom: Portraits of Saudi Arabia. In 2012, Prof. Danforth and 16 students from Bates College spent nearly a month traveling through Saudi Arabia. Here is a glimpse into their travels–and into …

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04
Dec

In Memoriam: J.D.Y. Peel

Distinguished anthropologist and scholar of Africa, John Peel passed away in November. Two of Peel’s colleagues from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, Paul Gifford and Richard Rathbone, have …

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16
Nov

Join Us at the 2015 AAR/SBL Annual Meeting!

University of California Press is exhibiting at to the 2015 American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature Annual Joint Meeting. The meeting convenes November 21-24 in Atlanta. Please visit us at booths …

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05
Oct

Amanda Lucia on New Books in Religion

Amanda Lucia, author of Reflections of Amma: Devotees in a Global Embrace, was interviewed on New Books in Religion. New Books in Religion is  part of a collection of podcasts hosted by the …

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22
Sep

Is Climate Change a Religious Issue?

by Evan Berry, author of Devoted to Nature: The Religious Roots of American Environmentalism Some Americans, especially among the most trenchant ranks of conservative Catholics, have expressed outrage about Pope Francis’ direct …

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14
Aug

Outsiders Inside the New Whitney

By Norman Girardot, author of Envisioning Howard Finster: The Religion and Art of a Stranger from Another World Norman Girardot, fresh from attending the “America is Hard to See” exhibit at the (New) …

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