Thinking Religion: Are Religion Departments Doomed?


Prof. Thomas Whitley and Sam Harrelson attempt to bring some thoughtfulness to the topic of religion again this week with discussions of religion and politics, the evangelical vote, biblical definition(s) of marriage, symbols, Abraham, and being a religious / religion scholar.

This Week’s Topics

  • Is religion inherently political?
  • Stirring up the Evangelical vote
  • What is the biblical definition of marriage?
  • What is a symbol and what is a sign?
  • Was Father Abraham was a Pharaoh?
  • #thankadove
  • Conservative seminaries are firing professors over theology
  • Are Religion Departments doomed?

Show Notes

Religion In The News

Ancient Religion

Thought Piece: Tensions in the (Religious) Academy

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