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Raymond earned a B.A. in Religious Studies from The University of Texas at Austin. He is currently a graduate student at Yale Divinity School studying Black Religion in the African Diaspora. He intends to pursue a PhD in American Religious History after completing his masters degree.

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When we Hate In The Name of Religion

A short poem by Joy Josephs. Her work can be found here https://joyjosephs.wordpress.com

The Struggles Of A Ramadan Fast (In A Non-Muslim Office)

Life becomes a literal hunger game when you’re fasting for Ramadan in a non-Muslim office.

Deborah's Army: The Book of Judges

Deborah, one of the most talked about women in the Bible, tells Barak they should take on the Canaanite army. But he worries they don't stand a cha...

Would Alien "First Contact" Destroy Religion?

Taken from Andrew's YouTube Channel: "As NASA continues to discover thousands of new exoplanets, humans have increasingly asked: "Are we alone?" If...
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" Apocalypticism is the worldview that there will be an apocalypse very soon, often within one's lifetime. Some of the themes t..." read more
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"James S. Bielo, Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity (New York: NYU Press, 2011) Annie Blazer, Pl..." read more
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"Suggested readings: Anthony Pinn, Noise and Spirit: The Religious and Spiritual Sensibilities of Rap Music (New York: NYU Press, 2003) ..." read more