Life @ WashU

Person of the Week: Professor Roshan Abraham
Professor Roshan Abraham kicked off Thinking About Religion, a sixty person class, by showing a deeply uncomfortable interview to his students. It was an interview of Reza Aslan, the author of an academic book about Jesus entitled Zealot. The interviewer was incessantly questioning Aslan’s ability to write objectively about Christianity, given that he is a Muslim. That interview raises some important questions, like can a person who isn’t Christian objectively study Christianity? Can a person who is Christian objectively study Christianity? What does it even mean to study a religion objectively?
Blog Post #1
Hello All I am currently writing this blog with no more than 3 cups of coffee in my system (details are murky but they tend to be) and I am attempting to describe myself to you through the vast and empty abyss that is the internet. If you found this entry, congratulations. If you have […]

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