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The Classical Ideas Podcast

Jan 22, 2020

Dr. Geoffrey Barstow is assistant professor of religious studies at Oregon State University. His research focuses on the history and theory of vegetarianism in Tibet. He is the editor and contributor to the new book "The Faults of Meat: Tibetan Buddhist Writings on Vegetarianism," out now from Wisdom Publications. He is...


Jan 11, 2020

Dr. Jackson W. Crawford is Instructor of Nordic Studies and Coordinator of the Nordic Program at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Crawford is the author and translator of The Wanderer’s Havamal and The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes. Both books are available from Hackett Publishing.

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Dec 27, 2019

Dr. Simran Jeet Singh is columnist for Religion News Service, Senior Fellow at the Sikh Coalition, Chaplain at New York University & Columbia University, and serves on the Governor’s Interfaith Advisory Committee for the State of New York.

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Dec 16, 2019

Dr. Samira Mehta a scholar of religion and the politics of the American Family and an assistant professor of Women and Gender Studies and Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. She has a degree in divinity from Harvard University, and a PhD from Emory University, Her book is Beyond...


Dec 6, 2019

Dr. Liz Bucar is a professor in the department of philosophy and religion and Dean’s Leadership Fellow at Northeastern University in Boston. Dr. Bucar is the author of the award-winning Pious Fashion: How Muslim Women  Dress  which came out from Harvard University Press in 2017, and was issued in paperback in July...