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written by Paramtattvadas, fl. 2006; in An Introduction to Swaminarayan Hindu Theology (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2018), 1-24
Since its inception over two hundred years ago, Swaminarayan Hinduism has flourished into a transnational movement described as one of the fastest growing Hindu groups in the world. Despite being one of the largest and most visible Hindu traditions both in India and the West, surprisingly little is known about wha...
written by Paramtattvadas, fl. 2006; in An Introduction to Swaminarayan Hindu Theology (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2018), 1-24
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PBS NewsHour, Women Leading Danish Mosque Challenge Patriarchy and Right-Wing Religious Control
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 8 mins
Along with Scandinavia’s first female imam, Mariam mosque in Copenhagen is reinterpreting the Koran with a focus on women’s rights, including the right to marry outside the faith and file for divorce. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on how these Muslim women are not just fighting...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 8 mins
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Silentium
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(KimStim, 2018), 1 hour 23 mins

Four nuns, a formation director, twenty-six sheep and a convent. Seemingly far away from civilization at the edge of the Swabian Alps, the rules of St. Benedict are strictly observed here by the "Benedictine nuns of Our Dear Lady" as they have been for centuries. Ora et labora is the central guiding maxim, toget...

(KimStim, 2018), 1 hour 23 mins
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The Uttaratantra in the Land of Snows: Tibetan Thinkers Debate the Centrality of the Buddha-Nature Treatise
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written by Tsering Wangchuk, fl. 2017 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2017, originally published 2017), 271 page(s)
With its emphasis on the concept of Buddha-nature, or the ultimate nature of mind, the Uttaratantra is a classical Buddhist treatise that lays out an early map of the Mahayana path to enlightenment. Tsering Wangchuk unravels the history of this important Indic text in Tibet by examining numerous Tibetan commentari...
written by Tsering Wangchuk, fl. 2017 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2017, originally published 2017), 271 page(s)
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Pious Irreverence: Confronting God in Rabbinic Judaism
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written by Dov Weiss, fl. 2017, in Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017, originally published 2017), 304 page(s)
Judaism is often described as a religion that tolerates, even celebrates arguments with God. Unlike Christianity and Islam, it is said, Judaism endorses a tradition of protest as first expressed in the biblical stories of Abraham, Job, and Jeremiah. In Pious Irreverence, Dov Weiss has written the first scholarly s...
written by Dov Weiss, fl. 2017, in Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017, originally published 2017), 304 page(s)
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The Healer's Syndrome
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(Icarus Films, 2017), 52 mins

Many African AIDS patients regularly consult traditional faith healers. Dr. Moussa Maman, an ethno-psychiatrist who has practiced medicine for 20 years, takes us to Benin, Niger and Senegal to meet some of the faith healers. Confusion abounds between those who ease the distress of the AIDS victims, and those who p...

(Icarus Films, 2017), 52 mins
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Last Days of Jesus
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directed by Peter Oxley, fl. 2003; produced by Olive King, fl. 2012 and Anika Pilnei, fl. 2011, Associated Producers and Blink Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2017), 1 hour 54 mins

For almost two thousand years, the story of Jesus’ final days has been celebrated by Christians the world over. From Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem, through to his eventual crucifixion six days later, the key moments have been immortalized in countless films, pieces of music, and works of art.

But in recen...

directed by Peter Oxley, fl. 2003; produced by Olive King, fl. 2012 and Anika Pilnei, fl. 2011, Associated Producers and Blink Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2017), 1 hour 54 mins
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Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 7, Muslims on the Internet
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directed by Joshua Seftel, 1968-; produced by Asma Uddin, Al-Husein Madhany, fl. 2016, Erika Frankel, fl. 2003-2016, Mona Damluji, fl. 2003 and Wajahat Ali, Seftel Productions, in Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 7 (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Smartypants, 2017), 2 mins
One helpful rule for being a muslim on the internet: don't read the comments. Muslim Americans clapback at their trolls! With Aman Ali, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, Reza Aslan, Negin Farsad, Maz Jobrani, Zahra Noorbakhsh, Omar Regan, Dena Takruri, and Iqbal Theba.
directed by Joshua Seftel, 1968-; produced by Asma Uddin, Al-Husein Madhany, fl. 2016, Erika Frankel, fl. 2003-2016, Mona Damluji, fl. 2003 and Wajahat Ali, Seftel Productions, in Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 7 (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Smartypants, 2017), 2 mins
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Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 8, Reza Aslan
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directed by Joshua Seftel, 1968-; produced by Asma Uddin, Al-Husein Madhany, fl. 2016, Erika Frankel, fl. 2003-2016, Mona Damluji, fl. 2003 and Wajahat Ali, Seftel Productions, in Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 8 (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Smartypants, 2017), 4 mins
Reza Aslan knows that sharing a laugh is sometimes the quickest way to create empathy between groups. This is why, he says, American Muslims need a “Will and Grace” moment.
directed by Joshua Seftel, 1968-; produced by Asma Uddin, Al-Husein Madhany, fl. 2016, Erika Frankel, fl. 2003-2016, Mona Damluji, fl. 2003 and Wajahat Ali, Seftel Productions, in Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 8 (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Smartypants, 2017), 4 mins
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Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 9, Sebastian Robins and Mona Haydar
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directed by Joshua Seftel, 1968-; produced by Asma Uddin, Al-Husein Madhany, fl. 2016, Erika Frankel, fl. 2003-2016, Mona Damluji, fl. 2003 and Wajahat Ali, Seftel Productions, in Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 9 (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Smartypants, 2017), 4 mins
Heartbroken and fearful after the San Bernardino shooting, husband and wife Sebastian Robins and Mona Haydar set up stalls with doughnuts and signs, and #AskAMuslim was born.
directed by Joshua Seftel, 1968-; produced by Asma Uddin, Al-Husein Madhany, fl. 2016, Erika Frankel, fl. 2003-2016, Mona Damluji, fl. 2003 and Wajahat Ali, Seftel Productions, in Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 9 (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Smartypants, 2017), 4 mins
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