28 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.

    Eric Dickman On Pedagogy For Teaching Philosophy Of Religion

    Eric Dickman On Pedagogy 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.

    • 13 min
    Jin Y Park On Inclusive Approaches To Teaching Philosophy Of Religion

    Jin Y Park On Inclusive Approaches To 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.

    • 21 min
    Kevin Schilbrack On Teaching Philosophy Of Religion

    Kevin Schilbrack On 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.

    • 17 min
    Louis Komjathy On Praxis For Teaching Philosophy Of Religion

    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.

    • 15 min
    Louis Komjathy On Teaching Classical Daoism

    Louis Komjathy On Teaching Classical Daoism

    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.

    • 13 min
    Ep. 16 Balcony Talks: Lil Nas X

    Ep. 16 Balcony Talks: Lil Nas X

    In this episode Erica Bennett and Sonya Harwood Johnson, masters students in our department, discuss the work of Lil Nas X thorugh the examples of his music videos and online persona. Dr. Merinda Simmons, from our department, provides a analysis on gender, sexuality, and religious dipictions presented in Lil Nas X's work.

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

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

REL fam ,

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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Funny and insightful

An interesting and accessible look into theories of religion. Can't wait for more

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Great podcast

This podcast is exactly why this department is so good. Looking forward to more episodes.

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