Religion in the Post-Colonial Humanities: An Interview with Kathryn Lofton

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What are the current conditions and imminent possibilities for the Study of Religion? In this interview with Marko Geslani of Emory University, Kathryn Lofton, scholar of American Religion, incoming chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Yale University, and Sacred Matters Advisory Board member, discusses the state of the field in light of the crisis of the humanities, the institutional location of religion departments, graduate training, and undergraduate teaching. She also addresses the future of the seminary and theological education, and the orthopraxy of the religion of consumption.

Part One of the Series

Part Two of the Series

Part Three of the Series