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Religion Compass September 2011 Issue – now available

The latest issue of Religion Compass is available on Wiley Online Library Christianity Keswick and the East African Revival: An Historiographical Reappraisal (pages 477–489) Jason Bruner Pentecostal Theology: Retrospect and Prospect (pages 490–500) Christopher A. Stephenson Indian Traditions Jainism: Key Themes (pages 501–510) Jeffery Long Islam Salvation and the ‘Other’ in Islamic Thought: The Contemporary … Continue reading

NEWS: Jazz as Religion

Historian David W. Stowe’s most recent article, “Both American and Global: Jazz and World Religions in the United States,” offers a quick overview of one of America’s most enduring styles of music, then neatly connects this uniquely American music to religious belief and experience. By the end of the piece, one is left viewing jazz … Continue reading

NEWS: Religion and Academic Freedom

It should be no surprise that the culture war would appear within Pentecostalism. Hot-button topics such as gay marriage and creationism frequent denominational discussions and, as expected, end in a relatively conservative consensus. But one would not expect an academic organization (even if religious in origin) to wield power in the interest of silencing academic … Continue reading