Specializing in Faith & Religion
Columbus, Ohio, USA

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Rallying for the Muslim Community

09 April 2017 - 

Donald Trump’s first travel ban on citizens from Muslim-majority countries sent shockwaves through the world and the U.S., including in Columbus, where Muslims have long been an integral part of the community. In response to the ban, people from around the city rallied at the John Glenn Columbus International Airport,… Continue reading  

Timket

25 January 2017 - 

Last Friday, I had the privilege of documenting the local Ethiopian Orthodox community’s celebration of the Epiphany, known as Timket, for the American Religious Sounds Project. The celebration began at a banquet hall on the southeast side of Columbus, from which community members transported a replica of the Ark of… Continue reading  

Religious Truckers for AARP

08 January 2017 - 

I encountered a trucker chapel for the first time in 2013 while working on an assignment for graduate school. Nestled behind a TA Travel Center in Lodi, Ohio, the Transport For Christ mobile chapel offered Bible study and worship services for truck drivers. Volunteer chaplains were on duty 24/7. However,… Continue reading