Religion professor draws connections between two non-events: The Rapture and the release of a report on the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church.
The Barnard alumna reflects on her work as a human rights activist mobilizing the Jewish community against US-sponsored torture and modern slavery, while exploring questions of how Judaism reacts to extreme violations of human dignity.
Professor Randall Balmer’s new book, God in the White House: How Faith Shaped the Presidency from John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush, explores the role of religion in American presidential politics in the latter half of the twentieth century. A professor of American religious history at Barnard College, Professor Balmer also is an ordained Episcopal minister, volunteering at a local parish.
Longtime political science professor and human rights scholar
Religion scholar will be inducted into one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies
Historians and scholars gather to discuss acclaimed scholar Tanika Sarkar’s latest work, which explores the relations among law, personhood, and Hindu idioms in colonial India.
Religion professor pens article for the Social Science Research Council's online publication, The Immanent Frame: Secularism, Religion, and the Public Sphere.
Religion professor comments on beliefs and rituals of Hindus, Zoroastrians, Bahá'ís.