“It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way”: An Interview with André Henry
André Henry People love it when we’re snarky about white people and racism online. But I’m trying to talk about anti-racism, specifically about nonviolent struggle, the kind that King was talking about in his final days.
How the Model of Money Laundering Can Help Us Understand Abuse within 3HO
Philip Deslippe If someone was sincere in their devotion, does it really matter if the object of that devotion was not exactly what it was supposed to be?
Manufacturing Consent: Creating Hierarchies in the Guru-Disciple Relationship
Manufacturing Consent: Creating Hierarchies in the Guru-Disciple Relationship Amanda Lucia Sexual abuse happens across the globe and in nearly every environment. Recognizing this, religion scholar Andrea Jain argues that focusing on a specific religious context can be distracting and detrimental to tackling what is a global and ubiquitous problem. She writes, “The appeal to the […]
Introduction: Abuse in Yoga and Beyond: Cultural Logics and Pathways for the Future
Introduction: Abuse in Yoga and Beyond: Cultural Logics and Pathways for the Future Christopher Miller In recent years, abuse scandals have shaken the yoga world once again, overturning previously held conceptions of yoga gurus, their teachings, and the individuals and organizations that have enabled their abuse. Most importantly, these abuse scenarios – whether they have […]
“I Got So High That I Saw Jesus” and the Ironies of Country Music Spirituality
Mark Hulsether Obviously, this is supposed to be slightly provocative and is not designed to be sung by an average church choir.
Persecution, Martyrdom, and Christian Identity: 7 Questions with Jason Bruner
Jason Bruner For Christian readers, especially those who are familiar with the literature on anti-Christian persecution, I would frame it this way: In whose suffering is Christ present, and why?
When Orientalist Fear Meets Post-Colonial Incongruity: The Veil Simplified through Stand-Up
Lamiae Aidi In this way, female stand-up comedians redefine the image of the veil, by offering other interpretations of the stereotype through a postcolonial humor of incongruity.
Sewing Stories, Sowing Social Justice
Jodi Eichler-Levine Social justice intersects with Jewish themes in nonfiber media, too.
COVID-19, Colonialism, and Native American Resilience
Suzanne Crawford O’Brien What prompts them to choose health and safety over potential revenue?
Our Latest Time of Trial
Adam McDuffie The system is broken from top to bottom.