YDS alumna Emily Judd speaks to Assistant Professor of African American Religious History Jamil Drake about whether religion can play a healthy role in US politics; which political issues are being emphasized among Black church communities today; and how one survey in Virginia in the 1800s continues to negatively shape perceptions of Black Americans.
New York Times Bestselling Author and CNN Political Analyst Kirsten Powers discusses grace as a practice to cure division in America and her personal journey from atheism to Catholicism.
Yale’s Jewish Chaplain Jason Rubenstein discusses modern Judaism in America, what makes it distinct from other Jewish communities around the world, and how sacred texts beyond the Hebrew Bible influence Jewish practice today.
Yale Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies Philip Gorski sheds insight on white Christian nationalism, as well as the changing religious demographics in America. You can read Professor Gorski’s latest article here: https://currentpub.com/2021/08/03/three-cheers/