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New Books in Secularism

New Books in Secularism

25 Episodes By New Books Network newbooksnetwork.com/category/rel...
Interviews with Scholars of Secularism about their New Books Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/secularism
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Karli Shimizu, "Overseas Shinto Shrines: Religion, Secularity and the Japanese Empire" (Bloomsbury, 2022)
Through extensive use of primary resources and field... more
Nov 30 2022 52m
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Sushmita Nath, "The Secular Imaginary: Gandhi, Nehru and the Idea(s) of India" (Cambridge UP, 2022)
Given the popularity and success of the Hindu-Right ... more
Nov 23 2022 1h 2m
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On Religion, Public Health, and the Media
Amanda Furiasse received her PhD in Religion and Gra... more
Nov 17 2022 43m
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Lowell Gustafson, "Religion, Space and Deep Time" (Routledge, 2022)
The issue of how science and religion relate to one ... more
Nov 8 2022 1h 8m
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Joseph Blankholm, "The Secular Paradox: On the Religiosity of the Not Religious" (NYU Press, 2022)
For much of America’s rapidly growing secular popula... more
Oct 7 2022 43m
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Charles Devellenes, "Positive Atheism: Bayle, Meslier, D'Holbach, Diderot" (Edinburgh UP, 2021)
In Positive Atheism: Bayle, Meslier, d’Holbach, Dide... more
Sep 23 2022 1h 7m
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Maxwell Kennel, "Postsecular History: Political Theology and the Politics of Time" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021)
In this thought provoking book entitled PostSecular ... more
Jul 20 2022 32m
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Robin Dunbar, "How Religion Evolved: And Why It Endures" (Oxford UP, 2022)
What is the evolutionary purpose of religion, and ar... more
Jul 7 2022 1h 5m
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Andrew Sneddon, "Representing Magic in Modern Ireland: Belief, History, Culture" (Cambridge UP, 2022)
In Representing Magic in Modern Ireland: Belief, His... more
Jun 21 2022 31m
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Thomas Dixon and Adam Shapiro, "Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction" Second Edition. (Oxford UP, 2022)
Debates about science and religion are rarely out of... more
Jun 16 2022 1h 26m
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Steven K. Green, "Separating Church and State: A History" (Cornell UP, 2022)
In 1802, President Thomas Jefferson distilled a lead... more
Jun 14 2022 48m
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Ray Argyle, "Inventing Secularism: The Radical Life of George Jacob Holyoake" (McFarland, 2021)
Inventing Secularism: The Radical Life of George Jac... more
May 31 2022 1h 38m
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Simon Critchley, "The Faith of the Faithless: Experiments in Political Theology" (Verso, 2014)
The return to religion has arguably become the domin... more
May 5 2022 1h 4m
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Tomer Persico, "In God’s Image: The Making of the Modern World" (Yediot Aharonot, 2021)
In God’s Image: The Making of the Modern World (Yedi... more
Apr 25 2022 1h 1m
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Matt Sheedy, "Owning the Secular: Religious Symbols, Culture Wars, Western Fragility " (Routledge, 2021)
In Owning the Secular: Religious Symbols, Culture Wa... more
Apr 15 2022 1h 3m
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James C. Ungureanu, "Science, Religion, and the Protestant Tradition: Retracing the Origins of Conflict" (U Pittsbu...
The story of the “conflict thesis” between science a... more
Apr 12 2022 1h 13m
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Karl Kitching, "Childhood, Religion and School Injustice" (Cork UP, 2020)
In Childhood, Religion, and School Injustice (Cork U... more
Apr 5 2022 1h 12m
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Elayne Oliphant, "The Privilege of Being Banal: Art, Secularism, and Catholicism in Paris" (UChicago Press, 2021)
France, officially, is a secular nation. Yet Catholi... more
Mar 25 2022 56m
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Richard Payne, ed., "Secularizing Buddhism: New Perspectives on a Dynamic Tradition" (Shambhala, 2021)
A timely essay collection on the development and inf... more
Feb 10 2022 58m
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85 Secular Buddhism, Part 1: Winton Higgins
In the practising life, choices must be made. Those ... more
Jan 28 2022 1h 7m
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Leigh Eric Schmidt, "The Church of Saint Thomas Paine: A Religious History of American Secularism" (Princeton UP, 2...
In his new book, The Church of Saint Thomas Paine: A... more
Dec 8 2021 1h 13m
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83 Stephen Batchelor on Secularizing Buddhism
Today I speak to Stephen Batchelor, figurehead for S... more
Dec 2 2021 1h 19m
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Rani Jaeger, "Abraham the Hebrew Believer: Secularism and Religion in the Work of Avraham Shlonsky (1900-1973)"
How can it be that deeply religious poetry is being ... more
Dec 1 2021 50m
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Willi Braun, "Jesus and Addiction to Origins: Toward an Anthropocentric Study of Religion" (Equinox, 2020)
Willi Braun's Jesus and Addiction to Origins: Toward... more
Oct 22 2021 41m
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