Studying Religion in the Post-9/11 World (Video)

Studying Religion in the Post-9/11 World

On September 11, 2013 the Center for the Study of World Religions hosted a panel titled "Studying Religion in the Post-9/11 World: The Importance of Taking Religion Seriously from a Humanities Perspective in Troubled Times." Here are talks by Distinguished Visiting Professor of World Religions Michael D. Jackson, Professor of Chinese History and Chair, Committee of the Study of Religion Michael Puett, and PhD candidate Charles Carstens. View the full video or selected clips below.

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Professor Michael Puett
Professor Puett discusses how death was understood in ancient China.

Professor Michael D. Jackson
Professor Jackson discusses religion in the context of ethnographic studies of non-Western societies.

Charles Carstens
Charles Carstens talks about how we might study and understand mass movements of religious violence.