Rocking the Annotated Bibliography

When getting started in the research process--whether for a project or a paper--the best position to adopt is curiosity. Sure, it's great to know things. But revel in the fact that you have an idea or two and want to explore more. It's too early to end up anywhere. You need to go find out … Continue reading Rocking the Annotated Bibliography

Time Sensitive Islam Scholar Team-Up

So my Islam class at the University of Alabama is preparing for their second exam. It basically covers 7th to 13th centuries (but that's kind of a like because we always jump around the timeline). I'd give you map coordinates but we jump around quite a bit there too. Anyway, I almost always hold a … Continue reading Time Sensitive Islam Scholar Team-Up

Scriptures and Roots in Postscripts

Over in Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts and Contemporary Worlds, I have an article that has gone to press. It's called "Reading Alex Haley's Roots: Toward an Anthropology of Scriptures."