A student asked me the other day whether King's legacy is something to be given up since it can be used for contrary ends. My piece doesn't answer this with a clear answer. I do hope that it leaves readers asking that question. To me that question is a prior step to ruthlessly careful and self-conscious criticism.
Over at the blog for the Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Stacie Swain has done the important work of interrogating the construction of the syllabus.
This weekend, Dr. Richard Newton will be at the annual meetings of the North American Association for the Study of Religion, the American Academy of Religion, and the Society of Biblical Literature to share some of his work on pedagogy. Whether you're there physically or keeping up from afar, we'll bring you updates from the field here at Sowing the … Continue reading #AARSBL17: Skin in the Game–Racing the Stakes of Student-Scholarship
Learn more about Dr. Goodwin’s amazing class here and follow the hashtag #SyrRelBodies on Twitter for a well-curated discussion of US religions and the regulation of bodies of color.
In this interview, Kirsten Gerdes tells us about how she uses Netflix’s Orange is the New Black and Twitter as a way of engaging students about sexual ethics and religion.