Benjamin Anthony

Invasion of the Dead: Preaching Resurrection

Download PDF: RV Dani Invasion of the Dead By Brian K. Blount Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2014. 156 pages. $16.00. Can one engage pop culture’s literary and cinematic renditions of zombie invasions, vampire slayings, and devastating natural disasters with the

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Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Download PDF: RV Sivakumar Things By Dick Houtman and Brigit Meyer (Editors) New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. 482 pages. $31.50 Recent volumes on materiality and material culture have outlined its genealogy through philosophical (particularly phenomenological) enquiry upon human perception and

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Religion, Food, & Eating in North America

Download PDF: RV Krone Religion Food and Eating Edited By Benjamin E. Zeller, Marie W. Dallam, Reid L. Neilson, & Nora L. Rubel New York: Columbia University Press 2014. 336 pages. $35.00. Food is inextricable from religion. Despite this fact, relatively

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Hanukkah in America: A History

Download PDF: RV Hoelle, Hanukkah in America By Dianne Ashton New York: New York University Press, 2013. 343 pages.  $29.95. Hanukkah is one of the least important festivals in the Jewish religious calendar, yet it is one of the two holidays celebrated

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Finding Our Way: A (De)Constructive Labyrinth Experience


 In this alt.worship installment, the curators create a space for people to (de)construct Church. The experience is comprised of two discursive “moves” that invite participants to explore themselves as individuals and as participants in a system called “Church.” We will

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Be Still and Know: God’s Presence in Silence

Download PDF: RV Grace, Be Still and Know By Norris J. Chumley Minneapolis:  Fortress Press, 2014.  156 pages.  $29.00. “If ever there was a need for peace, the time is now” (79). Simultaneous to the writing of this book, the author

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