In this episode of the Tarka Journal Podcast republished on the Chitheads Podcast, Stephanie and Jacob speak to colleague and friend, Marcy Braverman Goldstein about an article she wrote for the Scholar-Practitioner Issue of Tarka, titled “Is Academia (Like) a Religion?”
In her research, Anya Foxen focuses on the intersection of South Asian yogic and tantric traditions and Western esotericism and metaphysical spiritualities.
Diane Dreher, Ph.D., is a bestselling author, researcher, and positive psychology coach. This conversation focuses on her latest book, The Tao of Inner Peace.
Gavin Flood is the Academic Director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies and author of the recent books Religion and the Philosophy of Life; Hindu Monotheism; and The Truth Within, a History of Inwardness in Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism.
Theologian and activist, Matthew Fox, is reviving Creation Spirituality which blends teachings from the Christian mystics with science, the arts, social justice, environmentalism, and ideas from other spiritual traditions worldwide.
Jacoby Ballard’s book, A Queer Dharma: Yoga and Meditations for Liberation, offers a distinctly queer lens on yoga and meditation.
Rev. Dr. Michelle Voss Roberts teaching and research invite others to imagine themselves in relation to diverse religious worlds, in which particularities of embodiment—such as gender, gender identity, and sexuality, racialization, dis/ability, and culture—matter.
John J. Thatamanil is the author of The Immanent Divine: God, Creation, the Human Predicament and, most recently, Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity.
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