31 episodes

Study Religion is a production of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. The podcast brings listeners into the life of the department through discussions with faculty, student work, analysis of current events and popular culture, and interviews about the state of religious studies as a field. It is a chance to listen in to the conversations we're having on the balconies and inside the offices of Manly Hall, the department building and our logo.

Study Religion Dept. of Religious Studies at UA

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Study Religion is a production of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. The podcast brings listeners into the life of the department through discussions with faculty, student work, analysis of current events and popular culture, and interviews about the state of religious studies as a field. It is a chance to listen in to the conversations we're having on the balconies and inside the offices of Manly Hall, the department building and our logo.

    Ep. 18 Balcony Talks: Veiling on Tiktok

    Ep. 18 Balcony Talks: Veiling on Tiktok

    In this episode Erica Bennett and Ciara Eichhorst, masters students in our department, discuss the recent social media trend of Veiling at Catholic Mass. Dr. Lauren Giffin, from our department, provides a analysis on religious trends, the histroy of veiling, and the intersection between religion and social media.

    A transcript of the show is available at: religion.ua.edu/about-us/podcasts/

    • 39 min
    Ep. 17 Uncivil Religion

    Ep. 17 Uncivil Religion

    On this episode of Study Religion second year grad student, Erica Bennett, sits down with three first year grad students to discuss their roles and controbutions to the project Uncivil Religion. This project, spearheaded by Mike Altman in colaboration with Jerome Copulsky, and Peter Manseauo from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, documents the events that took place at the January 6th attack on the Capital.

    visit the project at: https://uncivilreligion.org/home/index

    • 22 min
    Teaching Philosophy of Religion Series Ep. 6 Gereon Kopf on the Multi-Entry Approach

    Teaching Philosophy of Religion Series Ep. 6 Gereon Kopf on the Multi-Entry Approach

    Can philosophy of religion enter the globalized, 21st-century world? If so, how might the field be taught? Dr. Nathan Loewen interviews four academics who participated in a grant project funded by the Wabash Center, "Teaching Philosophy of Religion Inclusively to Diverse Students": Jin Y. Park, Kevin Schilbrack, Eric Dickman, Louis Komjathy and Gereon Kopf. A transcript of this podcast may be found at https://globalcritical.as.ua.edu/media/teaching-philosophy-of-religion-series-ep-6-gereon-kopf-on-the-multi-entry-approach/

    • 18 min
    Teaching Philosophy of Religion Ep. 2 Louis Komjathy On Praxis For Teaching Philosophy Of Religion

    Teaching Philosophy of Religion Ep. 2 Louis Komjathy On Praxis For Teaching Philosophy Of Religion

    Can philosophy of religion enter the globalized, 21st-century world? If so, how might the field be taught? Dr. Nathan Loewen interviews four academics who participated in a grant project funded by the Wabash Center, "Teaching Philosophy of Religion Inclusively to Diverse Students": Jin Y. Park, Kevin Schilbrack, Eric Dickman, and Louis Komjathy. A transcript for this episode may be found at https://globalcritical.as.ua.edu/media/podcast-transcripts/ep-18-louis-komjathy-on-praxis-for-teaching-philosophy-of-religion/

    • 15 min
    Teaching Philosophy of Religion Series Ep. 5 Eric Dickman On Pedagogical Structures

    Teaching Philosophy of Religion Series Ep. 5 Eric Dickman On Pedagogical Structures

    Can philosophy of religion enter the globalized, 21st-century world? If so, how might the field be taught? Dr. Nathan Loewen interviews four academics who participated in a grant project funded by the Wabash Center, "Teaching Philosophy of Religion Inclusively to Diverse Students": Jin Y. Park, Kevin Schilbrack, Eric Dickman, and Louis Komjathy. A transcript of this episode is available at https://globalcritical.as.ua.edu/media/podcast-transcripts/ep-21-eric-dickman-on-pedagogy-for-teaching-philosophy-of-religion/

    • 13 min
    Teaching Philosophy of Religion Series Ep. 4 Jin Y. Park on Inclusive Approaches

    Teaching Philosophy of Religion Series Ep. 4 Jin Y. Park on Inclusive Approaches

    Can philosophy of religion enter the globalized, 21st-century world? If so, how might the field be taught? Dr. Nathan Loewen interviews four academics who participated in a grant project funded by the Wabash Center, "Teaching Philosophy of Religion Inclusively to Diverse Students": Jin Y. Park, Kevin Schilbrack, Eric Dickman, and Louis Komjathy. A transcript may be found at https://globalcritical.as.ua.edu/media/podcast-transcripts/ep-20-jin-y-park-on-inclusive-approaches-to-teaching-philosophy-of-religion/

    • 21 min

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Listen. You'll be glad you did.

REL at UA has long been on the cutting edge of digital humanities. This podcast is a great showcase of the amazing work and critical thinking coming out of the Dept of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. Love what you've done, and look forward to future podcasts! #studyreligionandfindout

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