AAR Awards in Excellence

Honor and Build Upon the Legacies of Katie Cannon, James Cone, and Lawrence Mamiya

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New Book in AAR-OUP Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion Series

In Asian Americans and the Spirit of Racial Capitalism, Jonathan Tran develops arguments in favor of the approach to viewing racial identity as the function of a particular political economy—what is called “racial capitalism."

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Religious, Academic Freedom and the Texas Anti-Abortion Bill

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AAR members and non-members alike can view the discussion. 

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Member Spotlight

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Read about AAR members making waves in their departments, institutions, and communities—as well as AAR at large!

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Luce-AAR Advancing Public Scholarship Grant Program

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The grants support scholars of religion who are working to engage publics in innovative ways.

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1/21/2022

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1/10/2022

Member Spotlight: Asma Afsaruddin

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12/22/2021

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