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"Buddhist Responses to Globalization" (Kalmanson & Shields, eds.)

In August, Lexington Books is releasing Buddhist Responses to Globalization, edited by Leah Kalmanson (Drake University) and James Mark Shields (Bucknell University). The publisher’s description follows: 165 more words

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Ndzovuis, "Muslims in Kenyan Politics"

In September, Northwestern University Press will publish Muslims in Kenyan Politics: Political Involvement, Marginalization, and Minority Status by Hassan Ndzovuis (Moi University, Kenya).  The publisher’s description follows: 126 more words

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"Money as God?" (von Hagen & Welker, eds.)

Last month, Cambridge University Press released Money as God: The Monetization of the Market and its Impact on Religion, Politics, Law, and Ethics edited by Jürgen von Hagen (Universität Bonn) and Michael Welker (Universität Heidelberg). 144 more words

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Two Kinds of Pieta Images for Two Kinds of Work

We had a Gospel Reflection Group on Tuesday. Generally these groups tend to be a kind of ‘catch up’ as well as a means to think about the Gospel for the coming Sunday. 973 more words

What having my Bag Stolen and Getting Residence Permits Renewed Have to Do With Each Other.

What a week it has been! At midnight we were coming home from Greece, and in the last ten minutes getting onto a packed Jazz Festival bus my rucksack was stolen in a split second of inattention from me. 1,273 more words

Weekly Reflections At St. John's Montreux